Harassment

Read: ADL Finds Antisemitic Incidents Increased 36 Percent in 2022, Highest Number Since 1979

ADL Finds Antisemitic Incidents Increased 36 Percent in 2022, Highest Number Since 1979

Antisemitic incidents increased 49% to 494 at K-12 schools and 41% to 219 at institutions of higher education.

Read: Former University of Wisconsin-Madison Grad Student Arrested for Making Threats

Former University of Wisconsin-Madison Grad Student Arrested for Making Threats

The former UW Madison graduate student allegedly emailed escalating threats to numerous students, employees, and professors.

Read: Study Finds 71 Percent of LGBTQ+ Youth Say Restrictive State Laws Negatively Impact Their Mental Health

Study Finds 71 Percent of LGBTQ+ Youth Say Restrictive State Laws Negatively Impact Their Mental Health

Additionally, many LGBTQ+ youth say the new policies or debates have resulted in them being bullied, harassed, and/or assaulted.

Read: U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Ottumwa Community School District

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Ottumwa Community School District

OCR determined that during the course of school years 2020-21 and 2021-22 district students subjected a Black middle school student to racial harassment so pervasive that it constituted a racially hostile environment and that the district failed to take necessary steps to protect the student.

Read: VCU Police Team Up with Campus Group to Issue Whistles to Fight Street Harassment

VCU Police Team Up with Campus Group to Issue Whistles to Fight Street Harassment

In a recent VCU Police safety survey, 25% of students, faculty, and staff who responded named street harassment as one of their top concerns.

Read: 3 Groups Call for DOJ to Investigate Threats, Attacks on Transgender Medical Care Providers

3 Groups Call for DOJ to Investigate Threats, Attacks on Transgender Medical Care Providers

Attacks have not only made it difficult and dangerous to provide transgender care, they have disrupted many other services.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Peoria USD in Arizona

U.S. Dept. of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Peoria USD in Arizona

OCR found that although administrators and teachers at the school were aware of widespread harassment, the district repeatedly responded ineffectively, or not at all, to reported harassment.

Read: Woman Charged with Bomb Threat Against Boston Children’s Hospital

Woman Charged with Bomb Threat Against Boston Children’s Hospital

The bomb threat came shortly after a harassment campaign by far-right activists over the hospital’s transgender medical procedures.

Read: U.S. Dept of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Anti-Semitic Harassment Investigation of Kyrene School District #28

U.S. Dept of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Anti-Semitic Harassment Investigation of Kyrene School District #28

The district violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by failing to respond appropriately to on-going anti-Semitic harassment of a student.

Read: How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

In conjunction with implementing best safety practices and staff training, wearable panic buttons can improve nurse safety.

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