There are many components that help make up a holistic sexual assault response. This Info-graph provides a list of ways your campus can incorporate to make your sexual assault responses more holistic.
According to a large-scale survey by Vector Solutions, students are significantly more likely to discuss a sexual assault with a peer than with an authority figure on campus. This story delves deeper into the reasons for this phenomenon.
Campus Prevention Network National Insights Report to be used to gather insights to shape conversation around sexual and gender-based violence prevention efforts on campus, to benchmarks institutional progress, and to inspire innovation that may usher forth a brighter future for all students. Download Report
Every year, September is recognized as National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM), a time dedicated to promoting safety and security on college and university campuses across the country. With the well-being of students at the forefront, NCSAM aims to raise awareness, provide resources, and empower students to create a safer environment for everyone. This blog post explores the significance of NCSAM, its objectives, important statistics to take note of, and practical steps that can be taken to enhance campus safety.Continue Reading
By understanding that disabled persons are at greater risk of experiencing SV and IPV victimization than persons without a disability, we can take action in our communities to stop the violence before it starts.Continue Reading
Religiously affiliated colleges and universities (faith-based institutions) are diverse in faith, traditions, size, denominations, curricula, and campus life. Though faith-based institutions are incredibly unique in so many ways, they are not exempt from the significant prevalence and scope of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on college campuses. The Toolkit for Implementing Bystander Intervention Strategies to Prevent Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking at Faith-Based Institutions is designed to support faith-based institutions in developing appropriately tailored prevention programs. This toolkit focuses on providing the tools, direction, and guidance to tailor the key components of a bystander intervention program for faith-based institutions. Download Toolkit Descargar kit de herramientas
Campus athletes often hold social power and influence on campuses and are a key audience to preventing sexual violence on college campuses. Engaging student-athletes and campus athletic staff brings its own unique partnership challenges. Join VALOR on this web conference to learn about current resources and policy for reaching student-athletes for sexual violence prevention and response. Watch Webinar
I Owe You Consent is Christina’s survivor story from It’s On Us. She is a former student and current survivor activist. She shares the story of a night when she did not consent to any sexual activity and the effects that night has had on the rest of her life. Play Christina’s video at the training, a sporting event, and any place where you have an audience. Download Presentation
I Owe You Action is a bystander intervention story from It’s On Us by Vlad, a former student. He tells a story of a night when he saw something risky happening and he decided to take action and intervene. Being an active bystander is something anyone can do – there are many ways to take action to prevent a potential sexual assault. Play Vlad’s video at a workshop/training, a sporting event, and any place where you have an audience. Download Presentation
In this training, students will learn about the prevalence of intimate partner violence, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rates of this violence, and how to identify and then support a friend or peer that is experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV). IPV is one of the most common forms of violence against women and includes physical, sexual, financial, and emotional abuse, as well as controlling behaviours by an intimate partner. In the United States young people are disproportionately affected by IPV. Download Presentation