RE: Domestic Violence and University Environments

Cynya Michelle Ko (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 09:29:21 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Loretta,
You may want to try some of UCLA's sororities. I know that Alpha Chi Omega's
philanthropy is working with victims of domestic violence. When I was in
college at UCI, we worked a lot on both prevention, education &
intervention with the student population ( well as with the victims and

Another place to check is with some of the other ethnic-minority student
organizations. I know that issues of domestic violence has been raised and
addressed (at some level) within the Asian/Pacific American community. And I
know there are community based organizations that do workshops with college
students. I once watched an excellent film/documentary on domestic
violence--it focused on an Asian American women but also involving and
touching on the lives of a diverse group of women--in my Asian American Women
course taught by Maryann Takemoto (UCI Counseling Ctr).

Also, there was a student organization called Greeks Against Sexual Assualt
(GASA) that worked with just the Greek Community.

Hope this helps.


At 11:22 AM 7/23/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Can anyone point me in the direction of information specific to University
>environments, and college students in regards to education, prevention and
>intervention of domestic violence. I read a lot and hear about conferences,
>curriculum, and updates for teens but not for college men and women, whether
>for undergraduates and graduates.
>Here at the UCLA Women's Resource Center, we have begun to expand our rape
>prevention and education services to include dating/domestic violence and
>stalking. It would be great to know of various resources, or similar
>programs across the country that are doing the similar work with college
>Loretta C. Amaro

Cynya Michelle Ko, M.A., Ed.M. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~*
Doctoral Candidate, Higher Education Administration
Department of Organization and Leadership
Teachers College, Columbia University

Assistant Director of Opportunity Programs and Undergraduate Services
Columbia University in the City of New York

"It doesn't matter as much what happens to you
as what happens inside of you
and what you do about it."
~Yuri Kochiyama

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