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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month


This week the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) would to share the following information:

Request for more federal funding to enforce sexual assault laws on college campuses to be put forth by U.S. Senators K. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and C. McCaskill (D-Mo.).  (https://m.auburnpub.com/content/tncms/live)

Domestic violence in the workplace conference set for April 11, 2014 at the Urban Child Institute (600 Jefferson near Downtown) in Memphis, TN.  Registration is open online for the April 11 conference: “Violence at Home. Victims at Work. Employers Confront Domestic Violence” at memphisareawomen.eventbrite.com.  The event information was also in The Commercial Appeal on April 5 per the following URL: (https://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2014/apr/03/violence-in-workplace-conference-set-for-april/).

Remember, the Clery Center for Security on Campus advises the Pact5 Documentaries found at https://pact5.org/pact5-documentaries/ are a valuable resource.  Pact5 is a national movement to prevent sexual assaults and rapes in colleges.

OED will have share additional information in the coming weeks and months on sexual assault/violence, Title IX, VAWA and the Campus SaVE Act.  If you have additional questions contact OED at 901-448-2112.