Tell Congress to Stop Rampant Sexual Violence with the Campus SaVE Act!
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Tell Congress to Stop Rampant Sexual Violence with the Campus SaVE Act!

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      Security On Campus, Inc.

What are the realities of campus violence?

Did you know that fall semester of freshmen year is the most likely time to be sexually assaulted? Did you know only 5% of women raped in college ever report? One in four college women face extreme sexual violence on campus, as well as high risks of stalking or intimate partner violence.

Urge your Senators and Representatives to tell universities to take these crimes seriously by co-sponsoring the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act, S.834, H.R. 2016!

What will the Campus SaVE Act do?

SaVE improves safety by having campus authorities both inform and assist students seeking to report a crime to law enforcement or obtain a no contact order. It creates more transparency by reporting domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking incidents along with sexual assault on annual campus crime reports. It also establishes accountability through equal rights for parties in a complaint, prompt and equitable resolutions using a consistent evidentiary standard, and written decisions of all hearings.

Additionally, the Campus SaVE Act requires universities to provide education on primary prevention, risk reduction, consent, reporting, and bystander intervention throughout the school year. Collaboration will also be established between the U.S. Departments of Justice, Education, and Health & Human Services to develop best practices for campuses seeking to prevent violence.

What can I do to help?

Sign our petition today to show Congress you stand with victims of sexual and intimate partner violence to demand justice! Together we can SaVE our campuses from violence!

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 4,000 signatures
    2. Campus SaVE Act included in Bi-Partisan VAWA Reauthorization Bill

      SaVE's inclusion in the VAWA reauthorization is an important step, but we still need more signatures and more co-sponsors to demonstrate support for SaVE to make sure it isn't watered down any.

    3. Reached 3,000 signatures
    4. RAINN Day: Campaign to Eliminate Sexual Assault on Campuses

      Get ready, because later this month it is time to make it RAINN. Thursday, September 22 is RAINN Day, the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network annual campaign to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence on college campuses....

    5. Reached 1,500 signatures
    6. Notre Dame to Improve Rape Response, Suicide Victim's Family Unsatisfied

      Notre Dame's sexual violence response came under heavy scrutiny following the suicide of Lizzy Seeberg, who had recently reported an assault by a student football player. Now, after months of investigation by the U.S. Department of Education, the...

    7. We now have 11 House & 7 Senate Co-Sponsors!

      The Campus SaVE Act now has 11 co-sponsors in the House and 7 in the Senate thanks to your support! Together we can shatter the silence of campus sexual violence.

    8. Reached 500 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Lissette Mora Ramos PEMBROKE PINES, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      As a woman attending college that is far from home, I want to be 100% sure that I will be and can feel safe while in school. If anything were to happen to me or a fellow classmate, I would expect approprate action and justice to take place.

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    • Ginny Sample MONROE, CT
      • about 2 years ago

      This (among others) is one of the main reasons that when I go to college I won't leave my dorm without a kubotan, which was designed for rape escape

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    • Franklin King BALL, LA
      • about 2 years ago

      A person goes to school to get an education not raped or bullied.

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    • Alexis Washington PHILADELPHIA, PA
      • about 2 years ago

      Because it is time for my voice to finally be heard and protected.

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    • Jennifer Wiechmann TEMPE, AZ
      • about 2 years ago

      I have had SEVERAL friends raped at Arizona State University. Only one of them reported it to the school and they did absolutely nothing about it.

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