Sexual Assault Center Kingston

SVPR and SACK talk preventing gender-based violence on campus

Following the AMS Walkout to stand against sexual assault and violence, Nadia Mahdi, ArtSci ’21 and Community Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK), and Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPR), spoke to The Journal on support and resources offered at Queen’s.Continue...

QSACK Talks podcast discusses impact of sexual violence at Queen’s

Queen’s x Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (QSACK) has launched a new podcast aiming to provide open dialogue on sexual violence in all its forms, with a special focus on sexual violence at Queen’s and in the Kingston community.Continue...

In conversation with the new Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK) announced Jan. 25 it had appointed Maryam Pandi as the new Executive Director on its team.Continue...

Calls for sexual assault centre on campus unanswered for more than thirty years

In 1989, a report called for Queen’s to implement a sexual assault centre on campus. The same recommendation was suggested in 2015. In 2020, it still hasn’t happened.Continue...

Letter to the editors: March 13

Dear Editors,

In 1989, a group of concerned women staged a Sit-In in then Principal David Smith’s office to call attention to the issue of sexual violence on the Queen’s University campus.Continue...

Kingston’s Sexual Assault Center braces for cuts from Student Choice Initiative

The Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK) could lose as much as $21,000 in annual funding as a result of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI), The Journal has learned.Continue...