Day One Response to White House Task Force Recommendations on College Sexual Assault

Hope. Healing. Action!

Smiling students at the parkCampus sexual assault has been a pervasive problem for decades. Day One is encouraged that the administration, through The White House Task Force to Protect Students Against Sexual Assault, has taken a leadership role in making some of the strongest recommendations to date to combat this problem.  Day One applauds these efforts while recognizing, as noted in the report, that these initial recommendations are only a first step.

“The report is a blueprint for change,” says Peg Langhammer, Day One executive director. “It’s clear that the courageous work of so many survivors at colleges across the country has been the driver of this change and has motivated the government and others to act. We are ready to work with universities in Rhode Island to put these new recommendations into effect.”

Day One acknowledges that the report is a starting point; the work is really just beginning. Some of the…

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