As part of their ongoing efforts to help increase awareness and prevention of sexual assault on college campuses, Bowie State University has partnered with the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) to host the 2011-2012 Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses Mini Conference Series. The free events and conferences are being held on the campuses of Bowie State and UMCP between October 2011 and April 2012. The next conference in their series will focus on campus sexual assault policies, and is scheduled for November 2 to be held at the Bowie State Campus.
The conference guest speakers from the Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) will discuss the following topics as they pertain to campus sexual assault policy making:
- dynamics of sexual assault on campus,
- how sexual assault intersects with other forms of oppression,
- Title IX and the Dear Colleague Letter,
- what happens if someone is sexually assaulted on your campus,
- components of a better sexual assault policy,
- how to improve your sexual assault policy, and
- effective tactics to change campus culture, implement prevention efforts and improve crisis response and discipline processes
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WHAT: Sexual Violence Mini Conference: Performing a Critical Analysis of Your Campus Sexual Assault Policy
WHO: Bowie State University; University of Maryland College Park; Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER).
WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 2011; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wiseman Student Centre, Room 102, Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715
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(source: Bowie State University)