CTM Role Activism
EROC provides a Fall Guide for students interested in getting involved on their campus.
Be an Ally
“Everyone has a role in ending sexual violence. As an ally, it is important for you to use your privilege to uplift the voices of marginalized groups. As Centering the Margins has shown, sexual violence does not occur in a vacuum; sexism, racism, homophobia, and other oppressive systems interact with one another to fuel rape culture. In order to support all survivors, you must put an end to other oppressive systems in addition to sexism. Once all oppressive systems have been abolished, then we will see an end to sexual violence.”
Host a workshop for allies
Demonstrate how to be a good ally. Teach skills such as “step up, step back” meaning uplifting marginalized voices rather than allies speaking over them, and best ways to use your privilege for marginalized communities.
Propose Intergroup Dialogue as a course requirement or elective
Intergroup Dialogue is a social justice education program, originating from University of Michigan. Intergroup dialogue blends theory to experimental learning to facilitate conversations about social identity, inequality, and intergroup relations. A couple of examples of Intergroup Dialogue are here: