Culture of Respect Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman and NASPA’s Director for Research and Practice Dr. Jill Dunlap joined Olivier Knox of Sirius Radio’s The Big Picture to break down the new proposed Title IX rules from the Department of Education.
We are pleased to announce the our launch of the new Culture of Respect website. This updated website clearly communicates our mission: to build the capacity of educational institutions to end sexual violence through ongoing, expansive organizational change. We hope that through the new site, institutions of higher education, as well as secondary schools – […]
Monica Nixon, Assistant Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice; Allison Tombros Korman, Senior Director, Culture of Respect; and Jill Dunlap, Director of Research and Policy, share their perspectives on the national sexual violence conversation and where we go from here.
As headlines about Dr. Blasey Ford’s anticipated testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee flood our newsfeeds, Brandeis University professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies Anita Hill offers advice to the Senate about how to avoid mistakes of the 1991 Justice Clarence Thomas hearings.
Allison Tombros Korman writes about our partnership with the Emma Willard School and their dedication to addressing sexual violence.
NASPA is proud to introduce the vanguard institutions of the 2018 Culture of Respect Collective cohort. Building on the success of the inaugural program year, coalitions of institutional stakeholders will engage in a step-by-step strategic assessment and planning process to improve their campus’ sexual violence prevention and response. Amidst the rapidly-shifting social and political landscape, participating institutions will […]
The authors explore the factors that support the occurrence of sexual violence, including the role of interlocking systems of oppression. Traditional conceptions of “prevention” are deconstructed, a social justice paradigm for addressing sexual violence is advanced, and examples of how the paradigm can be applied to practice are described (including, Culture of Respect tools).
When revelations of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct surfaced in October to much public outcry, the moment was a sobering one for many in academia who for some time have waged a similar — albeit less public — battle against such egregious acts and abuses of power.
Culture of Respect is proud to work with the Emma Willard School, where administrators are dedicated to having open, honest conversations with students about sexual harassment and sexual violence.