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College communities must embody respect, inclusion and critical inquiry. When members of this community experience sexual assault, harassment, stalking, and/or dating violence, the entire community suffers; learning suffers. College students have the power and opportunity to educate and address issues of gender-violence by stepping-up as bystanders in the college setting and beyond.
What you can do:
- Attend programs, take courses, watch films, and read articles and books about multicultural masculinities, gender inequality, and the root causes of gender-violence. (Katz, Ten things men can do to prevent gender-violence, 1999.)
- Talk with your friends.
- Get involved in a group working to educate and eliminate gender-violence within your college community.
- Join and/or support the Iowa Men’s Action Network.
Resources:Can I Kiss You College Pledge
White Ribbon Campaign
Jackson Katz’s Ten Things
Men’s Anti Violence Council