Culture of Respect released an update to the CORE Evaluation, a detailed self-assessment survey that can be used by all types of institutions of higher education to inventory campus efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence. This 3rd edition of the survey not only makes improvements in question clarity and specificity, but also explores new content areas that speak to the evolving state of the field. The expanded survey content presents four key themes.
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).