Joint Hearing to Address Campus Harassment and Violence

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Please join the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, and the Assembly Select Committee on Campus Climate for an oversight hearing to discuss the latest developments and progress toward addressing sexual harassment and sexual assault on California's college campuses. We will examine California's efforts to increase prevention and resolve incidents pertaining to sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence on college campuses.

Campus sexual assault is a significant problem. According to studies, 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted while in college and fewer than 10 percent of survivors, men and women, report the crime. We should be doing all that we can to make sure our higher education institutions have the tools they need to prevent, respond to, and resolve incidents.

I will be joined by Assemblymember Mike Gipson, Chairman of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee and Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber, Chairwoman of the Assembly Campus Climate Select Committee.