Campus-recommendations-coverThis document provides a summary of recommendations that the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center submitted to the White House Task Force to Protest Students from Sexual Assault. It includes recommendations for trauma informed protocol and practices, creating safer campuses through social change and the intentional coordination with community assets.  For more information about our work to prevent campus sexual assault contact resources@nsvrc.org.

This report outlines the facts surrounding rape and sexual assault and identifies key areas to focus on and improve, including working to change social norms, improving criminal justice response, and protecting students from sexual assault.

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Download the fact sheet.

Officially titled "Report of the Special Investigative Counsel Regarding the Actions of the Pennsylvania State University Related to the Child Sexual Abuse Committed by Gerald A. Sandusky," this document presents the findings and recommendations from and independent investigation by Louis Freeh and his law firm, Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP, into the facts and circumstances of the actions of The Pennsylvania State University surrounding the child abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky.

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Download the press release and statement by Louis Freeh on the report.

View our page of materials on the Sandusky Trial.

Vice President Biden and Secretary Duncan presented guidelines on legal obligations in addressing sexual violence in school and on campus.  The resources include:

 

Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence (19 p.)

Background, Summary, and Fast Facts Fact Sheet (2 p.)

Know Your Rights Fact Sheet on Title IX and Sexual Violence (2 p.)

This technical research report explores the prevalence, context, response, reactions and reporting of various forms of sexual violence on historically black college and university campuses.  This research was conducted in an effort to close current gaps in the literature in this topic area.

Read the full technical report and summary.

 

This toolkit includes a sample proclamation to be customized by universities, program ideas for events throughout the month of September and beyond, and product information for National Campus Safety Awareness Month materials.

The following four online events are part of a series sponsored by the Government Innovators Network and the National Institute of Justice on sexual violence. Recordings and presenters' slides are now available online for each event in the series: * You must first register with the site to access these pages (which is free and takes only a few seconds).

   1. Sex Offender Residency Restrictions: Implementation and Impact
   2. Sexual Violence and Evidence Collection
   3. Sexual Violence: An International Perspective
   4. Sexual Assault on College Campuses
Series on Sexual Violence

This resource provides assistance to higher education staff and direct service programs who are interested in providing comprehensive responses to dating abuse on college campuses.

Organizing College Campuses Against Dating Abuse

This study provides data on the ability of education institution disciplinary processes to address allegations of sexual assault adequately and fairly.
 
National Baseline Study on Campus Sexual Assault: Adjudication of Sexual Assault Cases

This resource includes eight sections: Introduction ,The Need for a Campus Plan, Training for Faculty and Staff ,Prevention and Education ,Campus Law Enforcement and Security, Campus Judicial Protocols, Policies and Training, Clery Act, and Victim Services.
 
Campus Blueprint to Address Sexual Assault

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