Events Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Community Development Day

University Hall 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

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2018-01-09T13:30:00Z 2018-01-09T22:00:00Z UTC Community Development Day Sexual Assault Prevention and Response at Lesley University: What should I Know and what can I do?
University Hall 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge,, MA 02140
sky view of campus

All members of the Lesley community are welcome and encouraged to attend Community Development Day dedicated to "Sexual Assault Prevention and Response at Lesley University: What Should I Know and What Can I Do?"


8:30-9 a.m. - Check-in and light breakfast
University Hall Atrium

9-9:40 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions with Nathaniel Mays, Dean of Students and Interim Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Diana Direiter, Associate Professor of Psychology, and President Jeff Weiss
University Hall Amphitheater (Room 2-150)

9:40-11 a.m. - Keynote with Dr. Jackson Katz, “Transforming the Culture of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Through Education: Promise and Pitfalls.” Dr. Katz is an internationally-renowned educator known for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence.
University Hall Amphitheater

11:10 a.m. -12:10 p.m. - “Why Title IX Matters To You,” presented by Shirin Philipp, Vice President and General Counsel, and Nathaniel Mays, Dean of Students and Interim Title IX Coordinator
University Hall Amphitheater 

12:15-1 p.m. - Lunch
University Hall Atrium

1-2:30 p.m. - “Responding to Student Disclosures” an interactive workshop presented by Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)
University Hall 3-076

2:30-3:30 p.m. - “Transforming Awareness into Action – Resources To Stop Violence against Women” presented by Dr. Nancy Beardall, Dance Therapy Coordinator/Associate Professor, Dr. Lisa Fiore, Professor, and Dr. Catriona Baker, Assistant Professor
University Hall 3-089

3:45 p.m. - Optional small-group discussions
University Hall 3-089

Sponsored by Title IX Committee (on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention), the Avon Grant Team, Lesley University Women’s Center and Division of Student Life and Academic Development.

Wendy Harris, 617-349-8513