Sexual Assault Awareness Month

2021 Apr 21

Understanding and Empowerment: Workplace Harassment and Protection for Survivors

12:00pm

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Virtual

Please join the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) and the HLS Title IX Office for “Understanding and Empowerment: Workplace Harassment and Protection for Survivors,” a practical conversation about understanding harassment and protections available for people who experience misconduct or violence at work or outside of work. This event is the second installment of the collaboration between the WLA and the HLS Title IX Office in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and will take place on Wednesday, April 21 at 12:00 pm ET. This conversation will be moderated by Andrea...

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2021 Apr 30

Community Conversation: Looking Ahead with the Office for Gender Equity

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for a conversation to close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to learn what’s on the horizon as the Office continues its formation through 2021. Share your hopes for the community prevention and response as OGE seeks the input and partnership of students, faculty, staff, and organizations in our shared pursuit of gender equity.

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2021 Apr 28

Harvard Wears Denim

(All day)

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Social Media

This year, Denim Day will be honored on Wednesday April 28th 2021. Denim Day was established in 1999 by the Peace Over Violence organization, as a response to an Italian court case. In 1992, a judge ruled to overturn a sexual assault conviction after stating that the survivor’s jeans were so tight that she must have helped remove them, thus implying consent. The following day, women in the...

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2021 Apr 26

Gender Diversity & Inclusion: Part II

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

This second session in a two-part series emphasizes a shared understanding of the relationship between community climate and gender inclusivity. Participants will be invited to engage in scenario-based discussions focused on psychological safety, and draw on current academic literature to cultivate inclusive organizational practices for groups ranging from student organizations to professional offices.

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2021 Apr 21

Sexual Citizens Book Discussion

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

In SEXUAL CITIZENS: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus, Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan lay out an expansive, empirically-grounded vision for campus sexual assault prevention. Hirsch and Khan’s goal, in sharing students’ stories, is not to make moral judgments or decide what the ideal legal ramifications of assault should be. Rather, with empathy and compassion for the many struggles that young people face, they approach sexual assault as a public health problem and explain it by setting out a broader understanding of how sex is organized and what it means to young...

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2021 Apr 20

Community Conversations: Engagement Information Session & Discussion

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join the Office for Gender Equity and community partners for an interactive discussion on the Office’s strategic efforts to engage, educate, and empower community members in areas including bystander intervention, gender diversity and LGBTQ+ inclusivity, and the role of community climate in preventing harm. Come with ideas for how OGE can improve engagement and outreach to your community!

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2021 Apr 19

Gender Diversity & Inclusion: from A to Ze (Part I)

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

This interactive workshop introduces audiences to best practices and strategies to promote gender diversity and inclusivity in our classrooms, workplaces, and organizations. Participants will be invited to share from their own experiences, become familiar with LGBTQ+ inclusive terminology, and integrate recommendations for supporting colleagues, students, and stakeholders across the Harvard community.

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2021 Apr 12

Community Conversations: Sexual Harassment/Assault Resources & Education (SHARE) Information Session & Discussion

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join the Office for Gender Equity and community partners for an informative discussion on the formation of the confidential SHARE team, and provide your input on how to optimize access to these essential resources for community members.

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