Students are the driving force behind issues that affect them on campus--and sexual violence affects everyone. Below are tools other students use successfully on their campuses to make prevention a reality and to tackle the root of the problem.
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History of the Movement Against Gender-Based Violence
Films for a Feminist Classroom
FFC, hosted by the Rutgers University, is an online, open-access journal, publishes film reviews that provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom.
Harvard University Panel on Sexual Assault on College Campuses
This forum, moderated by Marnie Shiels, Attorney Advisor for the Office on Violence Against Women, examined the prevalence, nature, and reporting of various types of sexual assault experienced by university students, including those perpetrated by "undetected" rapists, and discussed evidence-based prevention strategies.
Beyond Tough Guise
Group in Winona, MN formed to encourage community members to live the BTG characteristics, creating a sense of purpose and optimism as the foundation for a positive vision of masculinity.
Men Can Stop Rape
Mission: To mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men's violence against women.
The website has posters available to order featuring the "Where Do You Stand?" campaign.
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP)
The MVP Model is a gender violence, bullying, and school violence prevention approach that encourages young men and women to take on leadership roles in their schools.
Athletes for Sexual Responsibility
College athletes struggle with a number of sexuality issues. The University of Maine is using athlete peer educators as role models for appropriate social and sexual behavior.
College Feminists Connect!
An intern and student led program of the Minnesota Women's Consortium that connects women's resource centers, campus feminist groups, and individual college feminists across Minnesota.
Green Dot Bystander Intervention Strategy
The Green Dot strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that capitalizes on the power of peer and cultural influence across all levels of the socio-ecological model. Bring it to your campus!
Men United Against Sexual Assault
We are an organization of men and women on the campus of the U of Wisconsin, La Crosse that educates others and ourselves about the root causes and social norms surrounding sexual assault.
Minnesota College Student Health Survey
The College Student Health Survey was designed by Boynton Health Service to give postsecondary institutions a comprehensive look at the health of their students. Includes sexual and domestic violence data.
PAVE: Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment
A multi-chapter nonprofit organization that uses education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence through targeted social, educational and legislative tactics. Start a chapter at your campus!
Safe Campus, Strong Voices
A national initiative for Campus Safety Awareness Month in September to raise awareness and increase advocacy 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 Men's Story Project
MSP is a public performance and community dialogue project that explores social ideas about masculinity and manhood, employing the arts for community-strengthening and social change.
The Clothesline Project
The Clothesline Project is a visual display of shirts with messages and illustrations that have been designed by women survivors of violence or by someone who loves a woman who has been killed.
Confederation of Somali Community in MN
To strengthen the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while preserving their culture. The Women's Center is dedicated to improving the physical and mental health of Somalis.
Transforming a Rape Culture
A groundbreaking collection of diverse voices tackling a wide range of important issues, this book is a much-needed step toward eliminating the sources of rape and rape culture.
PreventConnect welcomes you to this set of free courses and trainings, designed to grow and support a national community of practice for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence.
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