Campaign

     Over the years, many impressive campaigns have worked to disrupt the myths around sexual violence in ways that are surprising and thought-provoking. The key on campuses is 'consistent doses'--ongoing, sustainable, campaigns for norms change.

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  • Start by Believing  This is a public awareness campaign designed to change the way we respond to rape and sexual assault in our communities. When someone comes to you . . . what will your reaction be? http://www.startbybelieving.org/Default.aspx
  • 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! http://www.livethegreendot.com
  • Where Do You Stand?  Men Can Stop Rape reveals a new bystander intervention campaign for college men, seeing men as vital allies in preventing sexism and sexual assault. http://www.mencanstoprape.org/Strength-Media-Portfolio/
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Prevention  Campus and community constituencies can work together to create long-standing, comprehensive programs to prevent and mitigate campus sexual assault. Explore these resources from US DOE's Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention. http://www.higheredcenter.org/high-risk/violence/rape
  • 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. http://www.wix.com/ange33/scsv
  • This is Not an Invitation to Rape Me  Rape Crisis Scotland confronts rape myths in a very direct way, and invites members of the public to join us in putting an end to blaming women for rape. http://www.thisisnotaninvitationtorapeme.co.uk/the-campaign/
  • The Consensual Project  Brings students a fresh understanding of consent. The innovative curriculum, workshops, and website empower young people to incorporate consent into their daily lives. http://www.theconsensualproject.com/
  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes  Our mission is to create a unique and powerful public experience that educates individuals and communities about the causes of sexualized violence. http://www.walkamileinhershoes.org/
  • 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. http://www.clotheslineproject.org/
  • Moving Beyond Blue Lights and Buddy Systems: A National Study of Student Anti-Rape Activists  This study done by Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) surveys college students working to address campus sexual violence. SAFER used an online survey to ask campus activists about their prevention activities and beliefs about ending sexual violence on campus. http://safercampus.org/userfiles/file/NASummaryReport.pdf

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