STOP. ACT. RESPECT.
Stop. Act. Respect Prevention Mini Grants
These funds, part of the Big 12 Title IX Violence and Discrimination Awareness and Prevention Fund, will help WVU provide training and programming to foster campus-wide efforts to prevent sexual and gender-based harassment and violence, intimate partner violence and stalking.
- Faculty, staff and students have the opportunity to apply for grants to fund initiatives within this project scope. APPLICATION for grants.
- In addition, WVU will be providing Bystander Awareness "Train the Trainer" sessions to student groups. To request this training for your group, contact Akeya Carter-Bozman in the DEI office.
Save the Date - March 4, 2020
Jackson Katz Lecture and Q&A
Sex, Violence and Silence: Why Ending Gender Violence is on All of Us
6 - 7 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center
WVU will welcome Jackson Katz, educator, author and filmmaker, long-recognized as one of America's leading anti-sexist male activists working in gender violence prevention with men and boys.
*This presentation is made possible in part by a grant from the Big 12 Violence and Discrimination Awareness and Prevention Fund and by support from the following campus sponsors:
- Center for Women's and Gender Studies
- Department of Housing and Residence Life
- Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- LGBTQ+ Center
- Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life
- Student Life
- Women's Resource Center
Notice the issues
Assess if the scene is safe to intervene
If it's not safe, get help - call 911 or use your LiveSafe app.
Ask for help
Create a distraction
Talk directly to those involved
When ACTing as a bystander to prevent discrimination and violence, always be respectful.
Being a Mountaineer connects us. Respect others' diverse differences, listen non-judgmentally, affirm that you understand. And last, honor each others' experiences and opinions.