It’s On Us is a rallying cry, inviting everyone to step up and realize that the solution begins with us. It seeks to reframe the conversation surrounding sexual assault in a way that inspires everyone to see it as their responsibility to do something, big or small, to prevent it. We’re asking individuals to first take a pledge committing to ending campus sexual assault by:
– Recognize that non-consensual sex is sexual assault
– Identify situations in which sexual assault may occur
– Intervene in situations where consent has not or cannot be given
– Create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.
“President Obama and I started It’s On Us to wake-up our colleges and universities – and the country – to the epidemic of sexual violence on their campuses.”
— Vice President Joe Biden