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Community Citizenship

Office of University Life Blog

The energy of these conversations reinforces our potential to make this not only a pivotal moment but also a shift toward sustained change in our community. The unprecedented coming together of 60 student organizations, centers and institutes, administrative groups and schools who cosponsored also affirms our collective capacity and our potential for progress.

Office of University Life Blog

Sexual respect is a commitment. It is a commitment to communicating and acting with integrity and respect for others. And it is about having an ethic of care in our own University community, even with our differences, to challenge and reject sexual and gender-based misconduct.

The Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative is one part of this commitment.

Office of University Life Blog

Welcome to Columbia – and to the Office of University Life.

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When I began as special advisor to University President Lee Bollinger on sexual assault prevention and response last July, I had spent the past couple of decades as a social justice advo

Office of University Life Blog

The University has embraced our community’s attention to our campus climate and, in particular, to issues of sexual violence and other gender-based misconduct as an opportunity for meaningful discussion and action.