Sexual assault awareness campaign recognizes teens
This poster created by Sophie Mae Bertain of Holmes Junior High is one of four winning posters designed by students that will be reproduced and distributed throughout Davis. Public service announcements will be airing in local movie theaters. Courtesy photo
Sexual assaults on college campuses have become a nationwide topic of discussion in recent years, with colleges facing accusations that they have not done enough to protect women or respond to rape allegations.
The White House formed a task force aimed at protecting women on college campuses and California passed the "Yes Means Yes" law, requiring colleges to strengthen their policies on sexual assault by mandating affirmative consent for sexual activity. Universities began implementing mandatory sexual assault prevention training for all incoming freshmen. Continue Reading