Action Steps

Following the findings from Where We Stand: The CalArts Survey on Sexual Respect, the Institute is taking additional steps in its ongoing work to create a stronger environment of sexual respect. Among the action items:

Fall 2022
  • Distribution of survey results via campus events and outreach across the CalArts community
  • Ongoing external review of CalArts policies and practices on sexual respect, including provisions for training, education, awareness, and reporting of sexual misconduct
  • Preparation of campus counseling and wellness resources for a potential increase in reports of sexual misconduct following the introduction of survey results
  • Evaluation of restorative practices and resources
  • Exploration of permanent healing spaces and related prospects for additional supportive measures
  • Delivery of committee recommendations for strengthening policies and practices on sexual respect
Spring 2023

Introduction of enhanced education and training around sexual respect and misconduct, to be made available to students, including incoming students, in addition to alumnx, faculty, staff, and administrators