Commit(men)t & Allyship for SACHA

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This event intends to engage male-identified persons at McMaster University and the surrounding area of Hamilton in sexual violence prevention by starting a conversation about consent and the social construction and socialization of masculinity as it intersects with gender-based violence. The event will be in a presentation format, delivered on campus by Tristan Abbott of the Calgary Sexual Health Centre‘s WiseGuyz program.

The commitment to preventing and ending sexual violence is lifelong. While we realize that this event is singular and not all-encompassing, it is an important first step in the process of creating a safer space on and off campus. This event is being supported by Meaghan Ross, the Sexual Violence Response Coordinator at McMaster, the Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton (SACHA), McMaster Athletics and Recreation, the Hamilton Tigercats, and the Women and Gender Equity Network (WGEN). Your participation will show incredible support to these amazing organizations, to survivors of sexual violence, to the university, and to everyone wanting to make campus safer.

All proceeds will be donated to SACHA.

This event is funded through the generosity of Ryan Clarke of Advocacy Solutions in accordance with the Ryan & Leanne Clarke Advocacy and Active Citizenship Prize.


Who can come to this event?

While this event is intended to engage male-identified persons as the primary audience, anyone is welcome to attend.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach Maddie Brockbank at You can also visit to learn more and submit a question via the website.

What’s the refund policy?

All proceeds of this event will be going to the Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton. Therefore, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your donation!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

While it would be appreciated for you to bring your printed ticket to the event, it is not necessary.


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