Guam – The University of Guam Fanomnakan 2019 Master’s of Public Administration graduating candidates, in partnership with the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (GCASAFV) officially launched the Sexual Misconduct Awareness Regional Toolkit (SMART) on Friday, May 10.
The toolkit will be distributed through the coalition and the Pacific Partners Project to regional colleges to raise awareness about sexual misconduct, consent, and empowering people to talk about it.
The SMART project marks the culmination of 3 years of working with campus partners on policies that address sexual misconduct to foster a systems-based response to insure campuses are safe, violence-free, and conducive to learning. This is implemented while promoting prevention programs to raise awareness on sexual misconduct and providing information on where to go for assistance.
According to Cynthia Cabot of the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, the Pacific Partners Project is one of nine nationally awarded projects by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Office on Women’s Health.