Spring to Action 2018 Official Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming forum,

Spring to Action 2018:
Beyond breaking the silence, building a collective

Who: All students, staff, and faculty from our partner schools, including Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis, Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, and Tufts
What: This event will feature a panel of Title IX representatives from participating schools, breakout sessions focused on collective action & advocacy, and a keynote address by Dr. Leena Mehreen Akhtar
When: Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12:00-6:00 P.M. (Arrive early for registration)
Where: Sackler Building at the Tufts University School of Medicine
145 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02111 (directions)
Why:  (1) To understand current sexual harassment statistics, policies, and practices across New England higher education institutions and (2) to strengthen institutional policies working to address sexual harassment in higher education through the development of a cohesive strategy and plan of action

Please spread the word and register here.
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Full schedule:

11:20-12pm Registration/Check-in

12-12:45pm Keynote, Q&A- Dr. Leena Mehreen Akhtar

12:45-1:10pm Lunch

1:10-1:30pm Presentation of survey results

1:30-2:30pm Title IX+ panel

2:30-2:40pm Bathroom and snack break (others included between sessions)

2:40-3:50pm Breakout Session 1 and debrief (idea generation)

3:50-4:30pm Breakout Session 2 and debrief (“areas of interest”)

4:30-5:10pm Breakout Session 3 and debrief (School-specific)

5:10-5:30pm Brief summary of plan for each school

5:30-5:40pm Wrap up, summary of action items

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