Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) has hosted two of three planned roundtable discussions in an effort to improve campus responses to instances of sexual violence.
In order to simplify a complex reporting system and propose new legislation intended to create safer campuses, Sen. McCaskill is hosting roundtable discussions to gain insight from various stakeholders across the country. The first roundtable focused on the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act, which was part of the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act. The second discussion focused on Title IX federal civil rights law. Some themes that have emerged from the discussions thus far include:
The final roundtable is schedule for June 23.