The Student Anti-Violence Education (SAVE) Program is part of Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI), located in Suite # 307 of Holman Hall. Focused on empowering TCNJ students to make healthy lifestyle choices and our campus community a safer place, SAVE hopes to achieve the following mission:
To serve as spokespersons, student mentors, and referral agents for Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI). Supervised by the Coordinator of AVI, the SAVE Peer Educators provide evidence-informed programming to empower students with healthy relationship skills and to promote prosocial bystander behavior.
The program and its leaders believe that students can play a uniquely effective role in encouraging their peers to consider and talk honestly about the issues of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking, while developing responsible habits and attitudes towards these issues, as well as seeking professional advice when necessary.