October 2017

Monday, October 2nd

Fresh Check Day

2:00pm-5:00pm, Freshman Quad

Look for OPEN’s tables related to both domestic violence and alcohol awareness. Participate in our Did You Know campaign to raise awareness on campus resources available to those affected by domestic and/or sexual violence or participate in the Bartender Challenge to learn about standard drink information.

Thursday, October 12th

Volunteer Opportunity: Self-Care Kits

6:15pm-7:15pm, 106 St, Stephen St (ViSION Resource Center)

Volunteer to put together self-care kits that will be available throughout the year to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Pizza will be provided as well as the opportunity to get to know others passionate about the cause. We will have the materials but need help packaging and personalizing them. Please email open@northeastern.edu to sign up.

Monday, October 16th

DV and Your Rights

6:00pm-7:30pm, Curry Student Center Ballroom

Learn about rights and resources for domestic violence survivors- from legal rights like restraining orders to campus resources like safe rooms or academic accommodations. A panel of professionals who work in the field will be available to answer your questions. Dinner will be provided.

Tuesday, October 17th

Ted Talk and Table


12:00pm-1:00pm, CIE

Love Ted talks? Come watch a Ted talk related to Domestic Violence with a discussion following. Lunch is provided! RSVP to Kyla Martin at k.martin@northeastern.edu

Thursday, October 26th

Queerly Beloved

6:00pm – 7:00pm, 340 Curry Student Center

Dinner and discussion created for LGBTQA students about being queer, being in relationships, and how to take care of ourselves and each other.

Monday, October 31st

Information Fair

11:00am – 1:00pm, Library Quad

Happy Halloween! Stop by for goodies, giveaways and information related to both domestic violence and alcohol awareness months.



OPEN around campus

Bystander Intervention and One Love Training

Presentations for freshmen seminars, other classes, and student groups related to bystander intervention and domestic violence awareness.

Contact open@northeastern.edu to learn more or fill out a presentation request form.