SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

September 07, 2016 16:05 ET

Guinness world record attempt to promote consent education for University of Calgary students

Largest game of Red Light Green Light aims to promote sexual consent education on campus

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - September 07, 2016) - As part of Orientation Week at the University of Calgary, there will be an attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for the largest game of 'Red Light, Green Light'. Organized by the Women's Resource Centre in collaboration with the Consent, Awareness and Sexual Education student club, this event aims to raise awareness and educate new students about the importance of sexual consent.

WHAT: Guinness Record attempt at largest game of 'Red Light, Green Light' to promote consent on campus.

WHEN: Friday, September 9, 2016
Registration - 3:30 p.m.
Record attempt - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: McMahon Stadium South parking lot. 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, AB T2M 4S7
Parking available at the south entrance to the stadium from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. MAP

WHO: Nanako Furuyama, Coordinator, Women's Resource Centre

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