The website Culture of Respect offers information about campus activism and campaigns that have been used on campuses around the country. To read about these tools click on the resource below.
This post from PreventConnect highlights an interview done by PreventConnect’s David Lee with Monika Johnson Hostler, Executive Director of the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault, about the new film, My Masculinity Helps. As the two discussed, the film can be used as a tool to engage African American men and boys in examining gender roles, masculinity, and power; identify men and boys’ roles and responsibilities in the prevention of rape and sexual assault; and support men and boys to be educators, advocates, and activists for the prevention of sexual violence. Now, the filmmakers have just released a facilitation guide to assist in efforts to use the movie to create social change. Learn more about the film and access the guide on mymasculinityhelps.com.
This webinar presented by Alicia Aiken from NNEDV and Whitney Laas presented from the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Colleges and universities are increasingly utilizing social media to interact and communicate with the campus community. Campus violence against women prevention and intervention programs have also started interacting in the online space. What happens when disclosures take place online or in social media? How can schools sensitively handle this type of disclosure and respond in a way that is survivor centered? What are the judicial and legal ramifications? Come learn how this is being addressed and what your university can do.
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This webinar presented by Green Dot entitled, “In Scoring a Hat Trick: Three Ways to Maximize your Partnerships with Athletics,” presenters Darcie Folsom and CC Curtis of Connecticut College provided concrete suggestions for ways campus grantees can engage student athletes in their violence prevention efforts. Folsom and Curtis focused on three primary strategies: clearing the puck (investigating biases), planning for the power play (branding and relationship building), and the breakaway (making violence prevention the cool thing to do). Some of the concrete solutions offered during the webinar included attending athletic events, planning around athletes’ schedules, using a health promotion lens to engage athletes, identifying and building relationships with key athletic stakeholders, taking materials where athletes spend their time, giving recognition to athletes and coaches, highlighting your athletic partnerships when talking with prospective students, never mandating athletes to participate in prevention activities, and giving athletes tangible skills to keep their teammates from getting hurt or getting in trouble. Folsom and Curtis highlighted many of their successes at Connecticut College and answered questions about challenges, funding, and program assessment.
A resource by the Women of Color Network provides information about the experiences of sexual violence in specific communities of color. Click here to view more information.
The American Association of University Women released a resource for faculty, staff, students, and advocates to raise awareness about sexual violence on their campus. Click below to view the resource.
This resource from the Office of Women’s Health provides information on the mental health effects of violence. Click here to read more.
A fact sheet from the Office of Women’s Health provides information and resources on how health providers can screen for interpersonal and domestic violence. Click below to view the resource.