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Breaking Down The Wall

​​Breaking Down the Wall has several and diverse significances. The Wall and its contents will be interpreted differently by each individual and will illicit an array of feelings. Occasionally, the Title IX Coordinator will post contents on The Wall to provoke thought, empower victims of sexual misconduct, advocate for a safe and anti-violent environment, and educate campus constituents on the individual and community-wide impact that sexual misconduct and other forms of gender-based discrimination has on the ability to teach and learn at Orange Coast College.  

Should you feel the need to discuss any of the contents on The Wall, please contact Shannon Quihuiz​, Title IX Coordinator at (714) 432-5930​.

​POSTED ON JANUARY 9, 2016:​


The cases against actor/commedian, Bill Cosby, regarding sexual assault and rape has gained national​​​ attention. The following is an article about movement to amend/abolish statutues of limitation in rape/sexual assault prosecutions:

​Huffington Post Article Bill Cosby​ 


​POSTED ON NOVEMBER 9, 2015:​​


Huge news: The Hunting Ground will be premiering on CNN on 11/19. Host a screening party to ensure this is a watershed moment for the movement.

Kirby and I made this film to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, crimes that are suffered in silence by millions of women and men but are seldom discussed in public. The theatrical release and more than 700 grassroots screenings around the world have already had a huge impact and have helped put sexual assault front and center in the public consciousness. This upcoming CNN broadcast gives us the opportunity to do even more to raise awareness and galvanize change. 

Help us maximize the impact the CNN broadcast will have. Host a screening party:
 

community.seeactstop.org/page/event/create

Screening parties offer a chance for us to connect with our communities and take meaningful action. It's an opportunity for discussion, engagement and change. 

Invite neighbors, coworkers, family, classmates, colleagues and friends. Help share the film with others and make a difference. And join us after the broadcast for a live Q&A. We have a great community and we can't wait to connect with you.

Host a screening party by clicking the link below:

community.seeactstop.org/page/event/create​


​POSTED ON OCTOBER 30 2015:​​


ORANGE COAST COLLEGE'S ANNUAL YES MEANS YES FAIR ON OCTOBER 29, 2015 WAS A BIG SUCCESS! THE COLLABORATION OF THE STUDENT HEALTH CENTER AND THE OFFICE OF TITLE IX & STUDENT RELATIONS, OVER 200 STUDENTS VISITED THE FAIR. 

SPECIAL THANKS TO ASOCC AND OCC PSYCHOLOGY CLUB FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION AND PARTNERSHIP WITH CONTINUING OCC'S COMMITTMENT TO THE IT'S ON US AND NO MORE CAMPAIGNS!!!!

WE ARE NOW PLANNING FOR OUR ANNUAL SPRING FAIR IN APRIL 2016!!!

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POSTED ON OCTOBER 14, 2015:​


​"Threats of violence can be seen as a stone hitting an otherwise calm pond of water, the ripple effects reaching far beyond the initial disruptive action."

Quote by Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)


POSTED ON OCTOBER 6, 2015:​


 VICTIM PERPETRATOR RELATIONSHIP

most attacks are perpetrated by someone close to or known by the victim


*Total percentages exceed 100 because some victims had multiple assailants.
**Intimate partners include current and former spouses, opposite-sex and same-sex cohabiting partners, boyfriends/girlfriends, and dates


POSTED ON OCTOBER 1, 2015:

 

ONE IN FOUR FEMALE UNDERGRADUATES REPORTS SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, SURYVEY FINDS

According to a study by the Association of American Universities, one in four female undergraduate students reported they were victimized by nonconsensual sexual contact in a national survey of 27 universities released on September 2015. The study further suggests that among undergraduate females, between 13% and 30% had been victimized by the most serious types of misconduct - sexual penetration or touching involving force, threats of force (coercion) or incapacitation by alcohol or drugs across the campuses surveyed. Over the course of their college life, 26.1% of senior females reported being victimized.   


POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2015:


OCC's Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Annual Security Report is OUT!

The attached document is the 2015 Annual Safety and Security Report for Orange Coast College.  The report's crime statistics (for calendar year 2014) are submitted each year to the United States Department of Education as required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  The law requires that a copy of the report or a link to the file be sent to all students and employees of the college.  A copy is also posted on the Public Safety webpage under Annual Security Reports and a hard-copy can be provided if requested.  The college crime statistics continue to remain very low and we continue to enjoy a safe and secure campus.  If you have any questions, please contact Campus Safety at (714) 432-5017.​

Annual Security Report January 2014 - December 2014.pdf


POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2015:

 

The Hunting Ground presents, Til It Happens To You

Music video by Lady Gaga from the movie, The Hunting Ground. A portion of proceeds from the sale of the song will be donated to organizations helping survivors of sexual assault.

 

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

 

I encourage you to watch the movie, The Hunting Ground.

The movie is an expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

 

 POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2015


YES MEANS YES Law (Senate Bill 967) was signed by Governor​ Jerry Brown on September 2014

In the spirit of educating our students (and faculty/staff), members of ASOCC and the Title IX & Student Relations Office, created a What is Consent video.​

OCC What is Consent Video​