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Ummmm…so Brown University found a student responsible for multiple instances of sexual assault. However, he has been not been expelled and is going to be allowed to return to campus this fall.

It isn’t enough for schools to find assailants responsible. They also need to be removed from campus.

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#DecolonizeSAAM Week 3: The Non-Profit Industrial Complex

TW: Sexual Violence

save-wiyabi-project:

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Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement & Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reading List.

Week 3: The NPIC

1. History of Rape Crisis Movement http://www.sfwar.org/pdf/History/HIST_CALCASA_11_09.pdf

2. Up Against A Wall: Rape Reform And The Failure of Success http://clcjbooks.rutgers.edu/books/up-against-a-wall.html

3. Rape Relief Seattle (one of the nation’s first rape crisis centers) http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19990707&slug=2970351

4. The Anti-Violence and the Non-Profit Industrial Complex https://archive.org/details/AndreaSmithTheAntiviolenceMovementAndTheNon-profitIndustrialComplex

5. The History of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams (“rape kits”) http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/5/1/8/0/9/p518092_index.html

6. History of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) http://www.theforensicnurse.com/history.cfm

7. The SANE, The SART, and The Advocate http://www.iowahimss.org/presentations/Tami-Williams.pdf

8. Police often abandon rape-kits http://www.cleveland.com/rape-kits/index.ssf/2013/08/guest_blog_sarah_tofte.html

9. What happens in times of economic despair: Government Shutdown Poses Risk of Service Cuts For Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault file:///C:/Users/Lauren/Downloads/Govt%20Shutdown%20Press%20Statement.pdf

10. Without Bureaucracy, Beyond Inclusion: Re-Centering Feminism http://postcapitalistproject.org/node/55

11. “Losing the Movement”: Black Women, Violence, and Prison Nation http://www.usprisonculture.com/blog/2012/06/25/losing-the-movement-black-women-violence-prison-nation/

12. Disrupting the Relationship Between the Anti-Violence Movement and the PIC http://www.usprisonculture.com/blog/2012/09/06/guest-post-disrupting-the-relationship-between-the-anti-violence-movement-and-the-pic-by-chez-rump/

13. Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex http://www.incite-national.org/page/beyond-non-profit-industrial-complex

14. Making Restorative/Transformative Justice Real: A Rape Survivor Leads The Way http://www.usprisonculture.com/blog/2010/11/29/making-restorativetransformative-justice-real-a-rape-survivor-leads-the-way/

15. Documents on Transformative Justice http://www.academia.edu/Documents/in/Transformative_Justice

16. Transformative Justice Strategies for Addressing Police/Vigilante/Hate/White Supremacist Violence http://andrea366.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/transformative-justice-strategies-for-addressing-policevigilantehatewhite-supremacist-violence/

Books:

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex – INCITE! http://books.google.com/books/about/The_Revolution_Will_Not_be_Funded.html?id=u7faAAAAMAAJ

You Can Heal From Rape – Sarah Jarvis (set laws standards for rape crisis centers across the country that ensured victims have a counselor available during medical and legal procedures, not be forced to testify, and be treated with dignity).

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laughingacademy:

femininefreak:

Sex Education in American Public Schools

The third map is really freaking me out. “Don’t have to be medically accurate.” WHAT.

(via thepoliticalfreakshow)

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elloellenoh:

awesome-everyday:

KERRY I <3 YOU GIRL

"If I succeed I create the opportunity for more people to succeed…" — This

(Source: kerrybearw, via upworthy)

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Headed to Colgate University today!

wagatwe:

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Lecture & Workshop with Wagatwe Wanjuki

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Center for Women’s Studies Lounge East Hall
Description: Wagatwe Wanjuki is a feminist writer and activist based in New York City area. She first started organizing around campus sexual violence as a student at Tufts University and uses her experience as a survivor to help highlight and prevent institutional apathy and abuse of survivors.

Since then, she has had the honor to work with organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Amnesty International, and Color of Change. She founded f*ckyeahfeminists.com and currently writes for Feministing all the while serving as an ED ACT NOW Campaign Organizer for Know Your IX.

She will be giving a lecture at Women’s Studies on her work as an activist for survivors of sexual violence and immediately following she will be leading a short blogging workshop for those interested in using media to pursue careers of activism.

This event was generously sponsored by: ALST, WMST, FMST, ALANA, the COVE, EDUC, LGBTQ Inititatives, & ENGL
 
Tags: Academics, Campus Life, org/AfricanaLatinStudies, org/EdStudies, org/FilmMedia, LGBT, org/WomensStudies, Centers and Institutes, org/CtrOutreachVolunteerEd, ALANA Cultural Center, Lectures and Talks, Lectures and Conferences

- See more at: http://calendar.colgate.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo#sthash.Ce3NbEJg.dpuf

So excited to come!

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