Violence / Assault on Campus
(Related pages: Sexual Violence / Assault and DNA / Forensics.)
September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month
Campus Program, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault – provides technical assistance to institutes of higher education in California and throughout the country and territories, Sacramento, CA.
Center for Changing Our Campus Culture: An Online Resource to Address Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking – is supported by the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women in collaboration with its designated Campus Program Technical Assistance Provider Team. This comprehensive online clearinghouse provides important resources for colleges and universities on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The Center has gathered information from the Departments of Justice, Education, Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for campus administrators, faculty and staff, campus and community law enforcement, victim service providers, students, parents and other stakeholders as they work to change the culture on their campuses. The Center has worked collaboratively and sought guidance from experts on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. This innovative clearinghouse includes the latest research, sample campus policies, protocols, best practices, and how to access training opportunities and technical assistance. These promising practices models, trauma informed curricula and cutting edge tools can be replicated, adapted and used (with permission when noted as necessary) by institutions of higher education to support efforts to end sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on their campuses. Read news release announcing the Center, 8/5/2015.
Clery Center for Security on Campus – the mission is to prevent violence, substance abuse and other crimes in college and university campus communities across the United States, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes, Wayne, PA.
Consent is Sexy – is essentially a Sexual Rights Awareness campaign, targeting students in high schools, colleges and universities. It promotes: the awareness and practice of respect, consent and open discussion; responsible, safer sex; sexual health and emotional well-being; and gender quality and equality of rights in relationships. It counters: interpersonal and relationship abuse, sexual assault, intimate partner rape and acquaintance or date rape; gender discrimination and homophobia.
Culture of Respect – an independent, nonprofit organization that strengthens schools by providing them with a framework to assess and improve efforts to eliminate rape and sexual assault from their campuses. We provide tools for all constituents at colleges and universities as they answer the call to ensure students are safe to pursue the promise of higher education. Read Blog.
Domestic Violence Resources for Students, Charles R. Ullman & Associates – resources provide students with information on getting the help they need, Raleigh, NC.
It's On Us to Stop Sexual Assault – take a pledge, watch videos and get tools.
Men Against Sexual Assault and Rape, Haverford College – a group of men dedicated to making rape and sexual assault not only a women’s issue, but a men’s issue as well. We believe that men can stop rape, but that before that goal can be achieved, we must educate ourselves and our friends about what we as individuals can do. We must not only be “anti-rape”, but we must also “do” anti-rape, Haverford, PA.
The National Center for Campus Public Safety – the mission is to bring together all forms of campus public safety, professional associations, advocacy organizations, community leaders, and others to improve and expand services to those who are charged with providing a safe environment on the campuses of the nation's colleges and universities. The National Center promotes innovative practices specific to campus public safety efforts and develops comprehensive responses, resources and strategies, drawing from contemporary practices and the latest thinking on school safety and security. In addition, the National Center delivers essential training and technical assistance to campus security teams, student affairs professionals and key stakeholders and coordinates resources germane to the safety of students and teachers. One of the National Center’s main goals also includes developing key partnerships with professional associations, advocacy and nonprofit organizations, and government programs to enhance and centralize information and resources that are beneficial to the public safety community, Burlington, VT.
The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management – a law and consulting firm that offers systems-levels solutions for safer schools and campuses. The NCHERM Group is a repository for models that will enhance and advance your campus risk management and preventive law efforts. The NCHERM Group emphasizes best practices for policy, training, and prevention as proactive risk management. The NCHERM Group specializes in advancing culture change strategies and problem-solving for the tough wellness, compliance and liability issues colleges and universities face today, Malvern, PA.
Not Alone ~ Together Against Sexual Assault – Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools. Explore the site to find a crisis service, learn more about your rights and how to file a complaint, and view a map of resolved school-level enforcement activities.
in Four – dedicated to prevent rape by the thoughtful application of theory and research to rape prevention programming. One in Four provides presentations, training, and technical assistance to men and women, with a focus on all-male programming targeted toward colleges, high schools, the military, and local community organizations. We also serve as an umbrella organizaiton and support system for all-male sexual assault peer education groups who call themselves "One in Four" chapters. We distribute educational videos to organizations nationwide. In addition, we sponsor the "One in Four" national tour, whereby professional peer-educators travel nationwide to present rape prevention programs to boys and men, New London, CT.
One in Four, University of Virginia – an all-male sexual assault peer education group, Charlottesville, VA.
One Student – is a non-profit organization that provides cutting edge programs, resources and opportunities that engage students to create social change to reduce sexual violence. We provide studients and their allies with programs, resources and opportunities to address sexual violence. Take Pledge.
The Other Freshman 15, Futures Without Violence – the first 15 weeks of college can be the riskiest for sexual assault. Colleges are not doing enough to protect our students. Speak up! Email your college president now to demand change. we built this website to raise awareness for this important issue and to make it easy for STUDENTS, PARENTS, and ALUMNI to voice their opinion directly with the leaders of our universities. It will only take 1 minute to email your school’s president today and ask friends to JOIN IN!.
Safe Campus, Strong Voices – a national initiative for campus safety awareness month in September to raise awareness and increase safety on the issue of college sexual violence and the vast amount of under-reported cases as well as the injustices that many survivors face. The Safe Campus, Strong Voices Campaign will focus on victim empowerment, prevention, and provide tangible tools for both men and women to work together to shatter the silence of campus sexual violence and create a safer campus.
Sex Signals – has become one of the most popular programs on sexual assault awareness among college and military audiences, personnel and educators. It differs from traditional sexual assault prevention programs in that it incorporates improvisation, humor, education and audience interaction to provide a provocative look at dating, sexual and the core issue of consent.
Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates – a volunteer, student operated organization at Central Michigan University, which operates a 24 hour crisis line that runs during the school year along with an online crisis chat that runs 3 nights a week. Our mission is to be there for those affected by these issues and believe, listen, and support in whatever way we can. We also offer educational programs for audiences of 12-500. There are multiple programs to choose from, all attempting to give a better understanding of sexual aggression, Mount Pleasant, MI.
Sexual Assault on Campus, National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC.
Sexual Assault Response and Prevention, University of Denver – provides education and training across campus as well as advocacy for survivors. All services are free and confidential, Denver, CO.
Students Active for Ending Rape – is the only organization that fights sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies. An all-volunteer collective, SAFER facilitates student organizing through a comprehensive training manual; in-person workshops and trainings; free follow-up mentoring; our Campus Sexual Assault Policies Database; and a growing online resource library and network for student organizers. SAFER firmly believes that sexual violence is both influenced by and contributes to multiple forms of oppression, including racism, sexism, and homo / transphobia, and view our anti-sexual violence work through a broader anti-oppression lens, New York, NY. Read Blog.
Voices Not Victims, UC Davis Campus Violence Prevention Programs – develops social marketing campaigns addressing violence against women, sexual consent and relationship abuse, Davis, CA.