About OVW

Office on Violence Against Women

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program strengthens the response of institutions of higher education to the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campuses and enhances collaboration among campuses, local law enforcement, and victim advocacy organizations. Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education.

The mission of the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women’s Campus Program is to develop effective culturally- relevant campus-based programming that builds upon strong campus and community partnerships with the goals of strengthening services for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and p犀利士
romoting multifaceted prevention strategies within the campus community. To that end, the Campus Program provides comprehensive, responsive, and well-informed Technical Assistance to campus grantees and other colleges and universities to ensure that survivor-centered responses are holistic, while holding offenders accountable.

About CampusConnect

CampusConnect is a comprehensive online resource center for college stakeholders building prevention programs and responses to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. It is a centralized resource where administrators, campus and community law enforcement, victim service providers, students, parents and others can find the latest research, policy, technical assistance resources and information on campus related interpersonal violence from a variety of sources including governmental agencies, campus based experts, community service organizations and grassroots groups.  The resources available through CampusConnect range from promising practices models to cutting edge tools that can be adapted and used by a variety of groups and individuals to create a cultural change on college campuses.

This website is a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault.