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Mission and Core Values

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Mission

We will create a safe and respectful campus community for all, free from interpersonal and relationship violence, sexual assault, and stalking. We will do this by promoting healthy relationships through education and programming while empowering and supporting those affected by violence.

Core Values

Respect, Acceptance, and Appreciation

Emphasize respect, acceptance, and appreciation for all members of our campus community in order to foster a culture of nonviolence.

Education

Provide campus-wide education and programming that utilizes effective practices to promote healthy relationships and prevent violence through bystander training.

Coordination and Collaboration

Actively engage and collaborate with all Fitchburg State University departments and offices, and our community partners, to create a coordinated approach in preventing and addressing violence.

Support

Increase awareness of on- and off-campus support services for those affected by violence and to encourage their use through multiple entry points for help and ongoing education.

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