A CAMPUS AGAINST VIOLENCE

Howard’s community-wide approach to interpersonal violence raises awareness.

In the era of #MeToo, where conversations about consent and gender-based harassment have gained national attention, Howard University is taking a stand with a campaign aimed at educating and preventing incidents of interpersonal violence in its community.

Launched at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester as a collaborative effort between the Office of Interpersonal Violence Prevention, the Department of Public Safety, the Title IX Office and other departments on campus, the HU Stands campaign seeks to bring awareness to the campus community about interpersonal violence, prevention and bystander intervention. It provides training in the various residence halls to first-time incoming students, as well as workshops that help to elevate the conversation on what interpersonal violence is and what can be done about it.

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