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Violence Prevention & Response (VPR) can provide interactive, discussion-based prevention & awareness education for any MIT group. It covers many topics related to violence prevention.


Who we serve
Violence Prevention & Response team can provide educational programming for any MIT-affiliated group. We work with:

  • Fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups (FSILGs)
  • Residence halls
  • Athletics and club sports
  • Faculty and staff groups
  • Student organizations

Topics we cover
Our educational programming covers a wide range of topics, focusing primarily on violence prevention & awareness. Topics include:

  • Alcohol and sexual consent
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Stalking
  • Sexual harassment
  • Exploring and redefining gender roles
  • Bystander intervention
  • Healthy versus unhealthy relationships
  • How to help a friend
  • First responder training
  • Specifically requested topics

Duane de Four, M.A.


Duane de Four, M.A. Senior Prevention Specialist
Email: ddefour@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-1307