REPOST: TurnAround's Purple Poetry Book 2021

Each year, TurnAround publishes the Purple Poetry Book, a collection of original poetry, artwork, and short stories inspired by the movement to end sexual and intimate partner violence. 2021 will...

Posted: June 14, 2021, 11:50 AM

REPOST: Virtual Take Back the Night 2021

Take Back the Night 2021 has moved online!

This is a repost on behalf of the Women’s Center. Original post can be found here. The events, activism, discussions, support, and stories that stem from Sexual Assault Awareness Month are some...

Posted: April 14, 2021, 4:44 PM

TurnAround New 24-Hour Text Line

For those in need who can't directly call TurnAround

For those who need TurnAround's help but are not able to call their helpline or office can now text their incredible Crisis Response Team at 410-498-5956 for 24/7 emergency support!  We are...

Posted: December 16, 2020, 10:51 AM

Looking in the Mirror

Two years ago, a lawsuit alleging UMBC mishandled several sexual assault complaints focused campus attention on our community’s culture and processes related to sexual assault prevention and...

Posted: October 1, 2020, 3:16 PM

October is Relationship Violence Awareness Month

We see you. We believe you. You matter.

Relationship Violence Awareness Month (RVAM) brings people together to create and generate discussion and skill-building on how to prevent relationship violence in our schools, workplaces, and...

Posted: October 1, 2020, 12:43 PM

Retriever Courage Celebrates Two Years

A campus-wide effort by Students, Faculty, & Staff

9/18/20 Two years ago, our campus community came together and demanded to be heard.  Faculty, staff, and students sat down with President Hrabowski and campus leadership to voice urgent concerns...

Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:46 PM

A Statement of Solidarity and Learning

A Message from the RC Faculty/Staff Advisory Committee

George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery.Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. Freddie Gray. These are just the most recent names. Human beings whose lives were destroyed by systemic racism and the pervasive white...

Posted: June 9, 2020, 12:25 PM

Ariana Wright Arnold to lead Office of Equity and Inclusion

Appointed Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion

I am pleased to announce that Ariana Wright Arnold will join our UMBC community as Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion effective January 13, 2020. Ms. Arnold will direct the newly...

Posted: January 16, 2020, 10:35 AM

TurnAround 101 with We Believe You (10/30)

Learn about new TurnAround Services at UMBC

You may have heard that TurnAround is a community resource for survivors of sexual violence and misconduct... but what does that mean? What are its services? How can survivors gain support and is...

Posted: October 24, 2019, 8:52 AM

Update from Retriever Courage Implementation Team

From: Retriever Courage Implementation Team Date: October 3, 2019 Following the September 18 Retriever Courage Gathering, our Implementation Team continues to move forward on improving sexual...

Posted: October 3, 2019, 8:47 AM