Em-URGE-ing Voices

Scripps College Takes on Sexual Assault

URGE at Scripps College has been kicking their sexual assault prevention work into high gear this spring. First, the chapter collaborated with Scripps College Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault to start a sexual assault hotline on campus. They also partnered with one of their Deans to make sure this would sustainable and supported by the administration, but run entirely by students. In April, they held a Take Back the Night event with the other Claremont Colleges. Scripps pushed the traditional narrative of what a “safe” community looks like beyond combating sexual assault to include groups that experience other types of harassment and violence. Over 150 people participated in the march and speak out that gave survivors an opportunity to speak out and share their stories. One of their partners, Building Leaders… Read more »

Condoms, Cookies, and Justice!

The Claremont College chapter knows how to bring people out! Goodies from a showing of the film “Trust Black Women.”

Scripps Hosts Reproductive Egg Hunt

Our members prepared more than 200 eggs – each stuffed with a reproductive health fact, some chocolate, and a condom – and hid them on the main lawn for a reproductive justice egg hunt. About 40 new students participated and the winning team gathered an impressive 25 eggs.