The Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership Logo
About Us
Celebrating Women
Scholarships and Funding
Events and Programs
LPGA Conversations with Champions
Stanton/Anthony Luncheon and Conversations
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Conference
Shoulders to Stand On
Student Advisory Board
Women's Leadership Circle
AVA Conference
2015 Spring/Summer Events
Trans* @ UofR
Support SBACWL
Suffrage History
Suffrage Biographies
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women's Rights Convention
SBAC History
Past Directors
Past Events
Stanton/Anthony Conversations
Legacy Dinner
LPGA Conversations with Champions
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Conference
University of Rochester

Second Annual Sexual Assault Prevention Conference- Call to Action: Creating and Maintaining Safe Campuses

April 2 and 3, 2014

Incidents of gender violence (including sexual harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal violence and stalking) prevent members of our community from fully participating in the diverse and rich experiences our classrooms and co-curricular activities provide.  Join the University of Rochester and other members of the western NY higher education community as we discuss, examine and collaborate to create best practices in the prevention and response to incidents of gender violence on campus.

Wednesday, April 2
Reception: Activism Through the Arts
5 pm - 7 pm
Staybridge Suites, 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611

Thursday, April 3
Day-long Conference
8:30 am - 9:30 pm (see conference schedule below)
Staybridge Suites- 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611 and University of Rochester's River Campus

For PowerPoint presentation titles, please click here

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Call to Action: Creating and Maintaining Safe Campuses


Event – Events take place in Rapids Room (lower level) unless otherwise noted

8:30-9:15 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:15-9:30 AM

Opening Statements

President Joel Seligman

9:30-11:00 AM

Keynote #1

Title IX in One Word: Implementation - Colby Bruno

11:00-11:15 AM

AM Snack

11:15–12:15 PM

Workshop 1A

What Do the Numbers Say?

Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD and John Cullen, PhD

Workshop 1B - Castletown Room

Gender Based Violence and One Billion Rising: A Campus Response  

Angela Clark-Taylor, MS and Barbara LeSavoy, PhD

12:15-12:15 PM

Transition to Lunch

12:15–1:15 PM

Lunch and Keynote #2

No-Yes: A Survivor’s Story and Journey -  Katie Koestner

1:15-1:30 PM

Transition to Workshops

1:30-2:30 PM

Workshop 2A

Engaging Men and Boys

Peter Navratil

Workshop 2B - Castletown Room

Cyber-Related Sexual Misconduct: Policies and Education

Katie Koestner

2:30-2:45 PM

PM Snack

2:45-3:45 PM

Workshop 3A

Differences in Language between Law Enforcement and Rape Victims

Professor Bleich


Workshop 3B -  Castletown Room

When the Streets Have No Name: Preparing for Safe Work Travel

Cynthia Coates, Dana Perrin, and Collene Burns

3:45-4:15 PM

Capstone – Multiple Perspectives: Where We’re Going  

Morgan Levy, JD, Melissa Kelley, MS, CHES, and Emily Sumner

4:15-4:30 PM


Concluding events will take place on the University of Rochester’s River Campus:


5:00-6:00 PM

Genrich-Rusling Room – LeChase Hall

Exploring Advocacy through Art-Making

Lydia Billings


7:30-9:30 PM

Hoyt Auditorium – Hoyt Hall

Film Screening, Tough Guise 2. Panel discussion with Professor Bleich and Justin Russotti, moderated by Matias Piva, to follow.