As Spartans we need to watch out for each other. The ﬁrst step is knowing the difference
between a bystander and an empowered bystander. Take the pledge to become an empowered
bystander and walk away with strategies and tools that can make a real difference.
Welcome to Spartans for Safety
San José State University is committed to fostering a safer campus environment through
education, collaboration, and community empowerment.
Video: Why Should Men Care?
Check out this video of men on campus talking about why men should care about sexual
violence. Watch the video here.
Peer Health Educators at Healthy Tailgating
Peer Health Educators and NEAT Students from Wellness and Health Promotion host workshops
and events to help their peers understand issues around sexual health, relationships,
alcohol and drug use, nutrition, body image, etc.
Caution: Want a healthy relationship? Make sure you get CONSENT
Consent is sexy, and should be the first thing done with the mouth. Both parties should
be able to comprehend the situation. It should be an option for both parties, which
means both should negotiate and be comfortable with what occurs. Learn more here.
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Training
Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D) Systems is a training program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for
women. This is a comprehensive, course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk
reduction and risk avoidance, and progresses to basic, hands-on defense training.
Learn more here.