MISSOULA – The University of Montana Student Involvement Network, along with the Student Advocacy Resource Center, the UM Police Department, the Missoula Taekwondo Center and the Women’s Resource Center, will host a two-day safety workshop on how to “Feel Empowered at UM.”
The first event, starting on Wednesday, March 1, will run from 5 to 7 p.m. and the second event on Thursday, March 2, will run from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Branch Center, located on the second floor of the University Center.
Each day will have a different emphasis, with the first focusing on smart intervention, allyship and relaxation. The second will highlight self-defense skills. The workshop also will feature care packages, information on counseling and opportunities to pet a dog.
All campus and community members are welcome. Organizers especially encourage anyone who feels marginalized or fearful in the community or campus to attend.