Wesleyan Strengthens Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts by Partnering with Community Services

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On Dec. 19, Wesleyan President Michael Roth signed an MOU with Beth Hamilton, at left, representing CONNSACS and Carissa Conway, at right, representing Women and Family Services (WFS) of Middletown.

Wesleyan seeks to strengthen sexual assault prevention and response programs by developing partnerships with local community resources.

On Dec. 19, President Michael Roth formalized a partnership with the Women and Families Center of Middletown (WFC) and Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc (CONNSACS) through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

This MOU formalizes the commitment of all three agencies to work together to provide trauma-informed services to student and employee victims of sexual assault and to improve the overall response to sexual assault at Wesleyan and within the greater Middletown community. The agencies share the goal of preventing sexual assault on campus and in the community, and responding appropriately to students and employees who have been victimized.

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President Roth shakes hands with Beth Hamilton of CONNCASS.

The MOU formalizes the commitment of all three agencies to work together .

The MOU formalizes the commitment of all three agencies to work together. (Photos by Jennifer Langdon)