There are many ways to get involved with sexual violence prevention at Bucknell.

Apply to be a Speak UP Peer

Speak UP Bucknell Peer Educators have the opportunity to make a difference in their campus community by educating their fellow students on topics related to sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking. Peers undergo over 35 hours of training in sexual violence prevention, consent, bystander intervention, rape culture, gender norms, healthy relationships, and how to support survivors of sexual violence.

Applications to become a Peer in 2017 are due midnight on Monday, Nov. 13. No late applications will be accepted.

Want to learn more about what it means to be a Speak UP Peer before applying? Come to Meet the Peers on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Potential applicants are welcome to drop by the Academic West Event Lounge any time between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to meet current peers and learn more about the application, selection, and training process.

Join the Ally Program

The Ally Program is a 7-week experience designed for members of Greek Organizations who want to become leaders in their chapters and their community. This training focuses on identifying harmful gender norms, stereotypes, and unhealthy sexual attitudes, as well as the importance of consent and how to support a survivor of sexual violence. The Ally program is offered in both the fall and spring semesters, although dates and times vary each semester and spaces may be limited.

Request a Workshop

Speak UP offers a number of different workshops which can be given to any hall, organization, chapter or team. We are able to work with a group to facilitate discussions and presentations around topics or questions of the group’s choosing. For more information email

Attend one of our awareness events

Each semester, Speak UP offers a number of events which educate the community and raise awareness of sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking. These events include Take Back the Night, the Clothesline Project, No More Month, and the Red Flag Campaign.

If you have any questions about Speak UP Bucknell or want more information about getting involved, please contact Rachel Stewart, Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator, 207 Elaine Langone Center, 570.577.3574


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