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.
Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman writes about how #MeToo is shifting the public’s perspective on sexual violence.
As colleges and universities work to prevent and respond to sexual violence on campus, limited data are available that speak to what these efforts look like on a national level. Culture of Respect’s signature program—the Collective—offers a glimpse into this picture with data on what the 52-institution cohort is doing to support student survivors, establish […]
After sex assault charges emerged, private school takes measures to update prevention, response.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 Press release available here Kicking off today, It’s On Us will world premiere its new PSA titled “We Can,” highlighting ways that we can intervene and be active bystanders. The PSA features real life heroes who have stepped in to stop sexual assaults. In tandem, MTV will roll-out four […]
It is not just those of us who work in higher education, but stakeholders throughout the United States who are paying attention to sexual violence on college and university campuses. At institutions across the country, administrators are working with students, faculty and staff to increase reporting, provide trauma-informed services to survivors, and prevent violence by […]
Culture of Respect will launch a variety of tools and resources to augment colleges’ ability to comprehensively and holistically prevent and respond to sexual violence.