Organizers timed the campaign to coincide with Commencement, a time of year they say brings together people across Harvard and provides a platform for demanding change.
As a single case, Dominguez forms a powerful example of how Harvard has grappled with issues of sexual harassment throughout its history, both today and in decades prior.
Members of the union’s organizing committee voted to form the group to advocate for individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.
Design School Executive Dean Patricia Roberts first sent the statement by female faculty to GSD students, faculty, and staff on April 23.
Roughly 30 percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences say they know at least one person in their department who has experienced sexual harassment.
Harvard affiliates gathered Friday to listen to a talk given by Asia Argento, an Italian filmmaker and one of the first women to accuse film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.
Flyers and posters, which Global Support Services slid under dormitory doors last week, warn that “sexual assault and gender-based violence have no borders.”
Design School students hung banners denouncing sexual misconduct in the school’s main workspace last week after the circulation of a spreadsheet accusing affiliates of misconduct.
The rally—organized by the student-led Every Voice Coalition—supported two bills currently in House committees.
Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, spoke at a Sanders Theater event Thursday.
Harvard Kennedy School students said they are concerned and confused by the school’s approach to sexual assault prevention and response at a panel Tuesday.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has filed a formal Title IX complaint against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, according to correspondence obtained by The Crimson.