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Gather with students from across Ohio for a summit on power-based personal violence

The Ohio Department of Higher Education will host a student summit on power-based personal violence prevention Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Columbus.

Case Western Reserve University is able to send undergraduate and graduate students to the conference for free.

The conference, titled “Generation IX: Our Time. Our Power. Our Voices,” gives students the opportunity to talk with others from across Ohio about ending violence on our campuses.

The conference will feature informational sessions and keynotes, action planning, conference materials and take-aways, lunch, and snacks.

Some of the sessions will focus on:

  • History and impact of student-led movements;;
  • Experiences of students of color and sexual violence
  • Inclusive language;
  • LGBTQI community and gender-based violence;
  • Healthy relationships;
  • Title IX and law enforcement;
  • Students of faith and sexual violence;
  • Empowering students and survivors through activism;
  • Advocacy v. activism;
  • How to involve men; and
  • Social media activism.

Those students who want to attend should express interest through the online form by Oct. 17, as there are limited spaces.

Students with questions can email Ali Martin Scoufield, investigator in the Office of Title IX, at or reach out to the main Office of Title IX email at

More information about the summit is available at