Askwith Essentials: Promoting Healthy Relationships

first_imgOn April 4, the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Making Caring Common (MCC) Project and Game Change: The Patriots Anti-Violence Partnership will hold an Askwith Forums panel to examine the state of sexual violence in schools and how both public and private actors are working to encourage a safer educational sphere.Sexual Misconduct is Common in SchoolsAn American Association of University Women study found that nearly half of all students — 52 percent of girls and 35 percent of boys — say they have experienced sexual harassment at school30 percent of female rape victims are first raped between the ages of 11–17At least 1 in 5 high school women and 1 in 10 high school men experience dating violence Read Full Story Game Change: The Patriots Anti-Violence PartnershipGame Change is a partnership between the Massachusetts Attorney General and the New England Patriots that has trained students and faculty at 90 Massachusetts high schools to prevent sexual violence and focus on training students to become peer educators in anti-violence strategiesPanelists:Nicole Daley, program director, Start Strong Boston, Division of Violence Prevention, Boston Public Health CommissionMynaja Ferguson, senior, Boston Latin AcademyJustine Fonte, director of health and wellness, The Dalton School, New YorkRobert Kraft, founder, chairman and CEO, the Kraft Group; owner, New England PatriotsJosh Kraft, President, New England Patriots Charitable Foundation; Nicholas President and CEO, Boys and Girls Clubs of BostonModerator: Richard Weissbourd, Ed.D. ’87, senior lecturer on education and director of the Making Caring Common project, HGSEIntroduction: James Ryan, dean and Charles William Eliot Professor, HGSElast_img

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