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Sexual Assault Prevention

The Office of Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) The College of New Jersey Project Description: Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) leads the campus effort to address issues of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking by working with community partners to create a campus environment that values education and prevention, is intolerant of abuse, and responsive to needs of victims/survivors; our objective is to establish a campus culture of wellness, free from power-based personal violence, resulting in a safer living and learning environment. AVI’s key prevention strategy is Green Dot, a nationally-recognized, research-informed Bystander intervention program. Further, AVI harnesses the power of peer influence through Peer Educators whose programs promote healthy relationship skills and prosocial bystander behavior.  Read more >>