Title IX and Sexual Assault (SA)

The video provides a brief discussion between Haley Mangette, Project Coordinator for DOJ OVW grant, and Lauren Rosenthal, Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator, about the Title IX process, supportive measures for survivors, and options for reporting.

Recording: https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/314b1396-50a3-4511-8f81-f89fb8d55906

Contacts:

Haley Mangette, Haley.Mangette@kzoo.edu

Lauren Rosenthal, Lauren.Rosenthal@kzoo.edu

Resources:

Title IX

Report Form

Victim Services Resource Collective

Stalking Resource Panel Discussion

What if I’m being stalked? A recording is provided of the discussion between representatives from YWCA Kalamazoo, K’s Office of Gender Equity/Title IX department, and K’s Counseling Department. The panelists provide resources and information on processes and protections for victim-survivors of stalking. Discussion facilitated by Haley Mangette, Project Coordinator of the DOJ Office of Violence Against Women grant and Office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy.

Recording: https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/367bd1e4-5252-45ef-8e3e-922b545a4522?list=studio

Docusafe

Docusafe is a free app that allows survivors of gender-based violence to collect, store, and share evidence of abuse. Survivors can include photos, screenshots, or videos. Survivors are able to document threatening messages, harassment, repeated unwanted phone calls, or other abusive behaviors.

Docusafe provides a safe, centralized location for any evidence the survivor may need to pursue legal or Title IX action. The app offers an easy way to share information with selected individuals, while keeping the information confidential with a password protected set up. The app also provides resources that can aid the survivor in understanding the tactics of abuse, safety planning and evidence collection.

Please be sure to consider safety risks when downloading this app. If the abusive individual learns of this app it may escalate the behaviors.

Download on Apple

Download on GooglePlay

Additional information about the app can be found here: DocuSAFE: Documentation and Evidence Collection App

VictimConnect Resource Center

VictimConnect offers a referral helpline where victims of crimes can receive information about their rights and options through confidential and compassionate services.

VictimConnect can offer financial assistance to victims of crimes. The compensation only pays for what insurance won’t or another type of payment is available. The compensation can cover medical or dental costs, counseling, lost wages, funeral or burial expenses in cases of homicide. In order to be eligible for compensation, a victim must have:

  • Reported the crime to police within a certain amount of time from the crime
  • Cooperated in the investigation and prosecution of the case (some exceptions are made for sexual or domestic violence cases)
  • Filed a compensation claim within a certain amount of time

More information on Crime Victim Compensation can be located here: Financial Assistance

Hotline: 855.4.VICTIM (8.55.484.2846)

Online Chat: https://chat.victimsofcrime.org/victim-connect/

JDoe

An app that allows survivors to report anonymously to a group of lawyers. The database that allows lawyers to link victims of mutual offenders to pursue legal action.

For more information on the app, please click here: JDoe

To download on apple products: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/jdoe/id1267197389

To download on android products: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jdoe