While COVID-19 has understandably dominated the news cycle over the past week, there is another major news event that has certainly been front of mind for many of us: the sentencing of Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for his crimes. This marks the end of an extremely important and painful chapter for survivors […]
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.
Culture of Respect senior director, Allison Tombros Korman and partner at Ketchum PR write about what can be learned from what happened at Michigan State.
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.
Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman writes about how #MeToo is shifting the public’s perspective on sexual violence.