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Colorful Conversations About Consent: Adult Coloring Workshop


Join us for an empowering event in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) hosted by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Prevention & Response Program at Norfolk State University and the Norfolk State University Counseling Center. This event aims to foster healthy conversations about consent and create a safe and supportive culture on campus.


Event Details:

  • Title: Colorful Conversations About Consent: Adult Coloring Workshop
  • Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Location: Norfolk State University Student Center, Room 138 B & C
  • Registration: Limited space available, registration required.
  • Email Dr. Tonya M. Shell at to reserve your spot.
  • Audience: Open to the campus community


Event Description:
Engage in vibrant discussions about consent in a therapeutic and "brave" space environment through adult coloring. Discover the positive benefits of coloring while delving into important topics surrounding consent and interpersonal violence prevention. "Coloring is not just a recreational activity; it can also be a powerful tool for self-expression and relaxation," says Dr. Shell. "By incorporating coloring into our conversations about consent, we hope to create a space where individuals feel empowered to discuss these crucial issues openly. "Relaxing music and exciting giveaways await attendees. All materials will be provided.


Content Advisory:
Please note that this event addresses sensitive topics related to sexual assault and consent. Resources and support will be available for individuals who may need assistance.


As part of our commitment to supporting survivors and preventing sexual violence, resources and support will be available at the event. Local and national contacts for assistance will be provided, including the Norfolk State University Counseling Center and national hotlines for sexual assault and domestic violence.

  • Campus, Local and National Resources:
  • Norfolk State University Counseling Center: (757) 823-8173
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
  • Norfolk State University Police Department
  • Non-Emergency: 757-823-8102
  • Emergency: 757-823-9000
  • Anonymous: 757-823-2148


Additional Information
For more information about the "Colorful Conversations About Consent: Adult Coloring Workshop" and other initiatives by Norfolk State University's OVW/ CIVPER Program, please contact:


Dr. Tonya M. Shell, Ph.D.
Project Director/Program Manager, CIVPER-Campus Interpersonal Violence Prevention Education & Response Program and OVW Campus Prevention & Response Program
Norfolk State University
Phone: (757) 823-8603


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