What it would look like “If Frats Were Feminist”

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September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month and we still have a week left. With as much attention garnered from cases of sexual assault, attention to prevention efforts is equally as important. MTV’s Laci Green has been successful in her feminist campaign with "Braless" a video series covering issues that range from male privilege to [...]

Netflix Releases “Audrie & Daisy”

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Today, Netflix will release a new documentary titled Audrie & Daisy  that is already making it’s debut across the country including at the Sundance Film Festival, and in special premieres for high school students. Nothing will feed my social justice soul more than the spark of conversation that I hope and anticipate this release will [...]

Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow

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  Yesterday, PreventConnect and CALCASA staff had the opportunity to attend the White House Summit on the United State of Women. The first-ever White House sponsored summit on gender equality was framed around five pillars including violence against women, health and wellness, economic empowerment, entrepreneurship and innovation, and educational opportunity, leadership and civic engagement. The day [...]

This is how we shift cultural norms to end rape culture.

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All of us are reading the headlines in the news and seeing messages on social media with the recent rape conviction and 6 month jail term for former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, the subsequent release of the powerful words in the survivor's letter to the court about the sentencing, and the letter from Turner's [...]

Walking to School: Schools and Social Change

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The definition of civil rights within our schools is in the news again and there is another "Dear Colleague Letter." This time schools are the site of the debate around gender identity. It is clear that schools must play a role in representing opportunity for all and shifting the cultural landscapes that continue to oppress, control [...]

#ItsOnUs: Champions of Change

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 "I believe that if we truly commitment ourselves, we will do nothing short of changing the culture on how women and girls are treated on college campuses" -- Vice President Joe Biden Today, I had the opportunity to attend the ‘Its On Us Champions of Change’ event with my colleague, Lindsay McDaniel Mapp, on behalf [...]

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