April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The goal of SAAM is for individuals and organizations to raise public awareness about sexual harassment, assault, and abuse and educate communities on how to prevent it. This year, SAAM is celebrating its 19th anniversary with the theme “I Ask.”
The Latest Thinking
Education is evolving, and technology is propelling its future. Keep up with the latest articles and industry trends—and get e-learning insights from the EVERFI experts helping chart a new era of education innovation.
The Rise Fund, in partnership with nonprofit and impact investing consultancy Bridgespan Group, has developed a metric to measure community impact.
Are you ready to apply? The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) at the Department of Justice provides grant funding to eligible campuses to support their efforts launching prevention and response programs for students who have experienced sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking.
Do you know how many students transfer out of your institution after experiencing sexual assault? If 37.2% of college students transfer at least once within six years, how much of that is related to sexual assault?
The Campus Prevention Network’s (CPN) Prevention Excellence Awards recognizes institutions who have demonstrated success at creating safe and healthy college campuses. Learn how to apply for an impact award for work in sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and other drug abuse prevention.
The Department of Education just published their proposed changes to Title IX Regulations. How will your students respond? Read our blog to learn more about the proposed changes to the Title IX regulations.
The recent sentencing of Brock Turner, the former Stanford University student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, has stirred many emotions across the nation. From Turner’s father defending his son, to a childhood friend providing a pre-sentencing letter written to the judge, to, finally, the victim’s statement, this has been an emotional case.
On July 7, 2015, “Enough is Enough” legislation was signed into law in New York state. It is one of the most aggressive state laws aimed at preventing sexual assault on college campuses. The law protects all students and applies to conduct that has a “reasonable connection” to the institution.
Research has shown time and time again that between 20 and 25 percent of college women are sexual assaulted. And that’s just college age women. The number of LGBTQIA students who are the victims of sexual violence is also extremely high. Plus, men are also coming forward more often to report they’ve been sexually assaulted.
In states like California and New York, legislatures have passed laws requiring higher education institutions to use affirmative consent in their disciplinary decisions.