Sexual Violence and Academic Success
Reisha Williams, Dir, Interpersonal Violence Prevention
Franchine Peters, Program Manager, Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center
April Gaddis, Associate Director of Learning Resources, Hialeah Campus
This breakout session will address and define sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and its impact on Academic Success. The session will address and make participants aware of MDC policies in place concerning sexual assault, provide workforce training, and direct victims and advocates to resources. The session will deliberately focus on integrating a safe space culture free of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking specifically within MDC’s tutoring spaces and sessions. This session will address sexual harassment case studies within educational tutoring centers and include a Q&A. Lastly, tips and guidelines will be given to encourage tutors to advocate for themselves, victims, and survivors providing empathy and equity.