Preventing Sexual Violence & Harassment | Fall 2016

Grants Initiative


The events and activities described on this site directly discuss violence and harassment. For support, please consider visiting:

PREVENTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE & HARASSMENT flyer - Community Grant: Changing Social Norms, Applicant workshop: Oct 20, Proposal due: Nov 7; Talks by Dr. Keith Edwards, October 27, 2016, 9am - 10:30am, Staff, faculty, and post-doc workshop, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Free public talk at Pauley Ballroom


Community Grant:

Community Grant: Changing Social Norms
Creating a campus free of sexual violence and harassment

Ten mini-grants of up to $2500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives that help change social norms and end sexual violence and harassment.

Applicant workshop: Oct 20, 2016 | 4-5pm 
Proposal due: Nov 7, 2016 | by 5pm | link to PDF Application

All members of the UC Berkeley community have a unique and important role in transforming our campus culture to one that does not allow violence and abuse to occur. The PATH to Care Center developed the Changing Social Norms Community Grant Initiative to increase the capacity of community members to promote healthy relationships and respectful communication within their peer groups.

Any existing, intact community of students, faculty, academic appointees, post-docs, and/or staff can apply. Some examples of intact communities include: academic department, sports team, staff organization, student club, administrative unit, residential hall or fraternity/sorority.

Up to 10 grants of $2500 will be awarded. Applications are available beginning on October 17th and are due by 5pm on November 7.


Applicant Workshop | Community Grant: Changing Social Norms

An applicant workshop will be held October 20, 2016 from 4-5pm to outline the social norms change mini-grant initiative and answer any applicant questions; attendance is highly recommended but not required.
October 20
More details, including location, will be provided upon RSVP: Event RSVP Link

Questions? Contact the PATH to Care Center

Primary Sponsor: PATH to Care Center
Additional Sponsors: Violence Prevention Collaborative

Target audience: Any and all current Berkeley affiliates


Video overview of the application process

Were you unable to attend the applicant workshop on October 20th? Watch this video for a helpful overview of the application process, and more details about social norms change.


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Talks by Dr. Keith Edwards (Space is limited, please register online)

An inspiration for all genders to be active in efforts to create healthy, positive, and respectful communities at Cal.

October 27, 2016
9am - 10:30am “Putting My Man Face On” with Dr. Keith Edwards

Please register online for "Putting My Man Face On"  

This workshop is a professional development opportunity geared for UC Berkeley academic appointees and staff who want to engage students and peers in talking about healthy masculinities and college men’s identity development.

This breakfast session will explore how college men learn and conform to, and perhaps begin to transcend traditional masculinity. It will focus on reaching, educating and helping men foster their gender identity development, as well as, provide insights about how to to engage men in education, activism and advocacy to promote a community free of violence and harassment.


6:30pm - 8:30pm Preventing Sexual Violence & Harassment Presentation by Dr. Keith Edwards

Please register online for Preventing Sexual Violence & Harassment Presentation

This presentation is open to members of the UC Berkeley community - undergraduate students, graduate students, academic appointees, staff, alumni, as well as, the surrounding community.

An opportunity for people of all genders to learn about our culture, what it means for our communities, and how to influence change.

Learn what we all have to gain from creating a campus and communities free of sexual violence and harassment. This presentation motivates all of us, including men, to be active in efforts to end sexual and intimate partner violence and harassment and offers specific strategies and practices in order to change our campus culture and society at large.

For disability related accommodations, please go to with as much notice as possible.

Sponsored by:

  • ASUC Sexual Violence Commission
  • Cal Alumni Association
  • Coordinated Community Review Team (CCRT)
  • Chancellor's Senate/Administration Committee on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment
  • Department of Gender & Women's Studies
  • Emancipatory Sexuality Education (ESE)
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life Advising and Leadership Development Team
  • Gender Equity Resource Center, Equity & Inclusion
  • Interfraternity Council at Berkeley
  • Multicultural Community Center, Equity & Inclusion
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • PATH to Care Center, Student Affairs



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