The Red Flag Campaign is the first statewide public awareness campaign to address dating violence and promote the prevention of dating violence on Virginia’s college campuses. Designed with a “bystander intervention” social norms strategy, the campaign encourages friends and other campus community members to “say something” when they see warning signs (“red flags”) for dating violence in a friend’s relationship.

The Action Alliance developed and maintains the Red Flag Campaign. To learn more about it or purchase materials, please visit The Red Flag Campaign website.

The Action Alliance created a series of Guides, published in 2016, containing recommendations based on more than 35 years of gender-based violence response, prevention, and policy work, as well as information gathered from a variety of governmental agencies, professional organizations, and survivor groups.

Inside the Guides you will find recommendations, resources, and concrete examples for campus leaders interested in implementing a trauma-informed and social justice-oriented response to sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and other forms of gender-based violence on campus. All of which are categorized by discipline:

  • Campus Administrators
  • Advocates and Campus-Based First Responders
  • Faculty and other Instructional Employees
  • Campus Law Enforcement and Campus Security
    • Prevention Specialists
  • Please visit Community Solutions VA to access several interactive versions, which feature live links to concrete examples and resources, and including an edition specific to community colleges.

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