Violence Prevention Education

The Violence Prevention Education Group and Office of Student Life & Engagement partner together to offer various preventative and educational sessions and activities each year for students, staff, faculty, and the Laurel Ridge community. Check back soon for Fall 2022 events and activities.

Resources & Past Programs

The Hunting Ground streaming movie

Past Events

The Clothesline Project

Students were invited to take a stand against domestic violence and design a t-shirt for this project. Students registered for the event ahead of time, picked up their plain, white t-shirts via contactless pickup, then designed their shirts at home. All submissions were submitted virtually and the Violence Prevention Education Group voting members ranked submissions.

1st Place submission by Joseph O’Brien

Additional submissions by Kelsey Swick, Kathryn Hamman, and Sally Bowers, respectively

All Me Assembly: Appearance & Performance Enhancing Substances

The Taylor Hooton Foundation’s core, research based education programs are designed to raise awareness and education about the dangers of appearance and performance enhancing substances including dietary supplements. Laurel Ridge hosted this program in Fall 2020. A recording of the program can be requested by emailing [email protected].


Safety Planning: Invisible Signs

How to recognize non-verbal signs of distress, uncomfortableness and other signs to know when someone needs help. S.A.F.E. Youth Program Coordinator, Jennifer Bowles, was joined by four-year college students in this informative, panel-like conversation.

The session recording can be requested by emailing [email protected].

*Note: The April 22, 2021 session was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.