Sexual assault awareness event Nov. 6

Nashua Community College and Bridges: Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Support in Nashua, will host a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” (2015) a 40-minute documentary about sexual assault on college campuses.

What: Documentary & discussion related to “The Hunting Ground”
When: 7 - 9 PM Monday, Nov. 6.
Where: Room 150, Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst Street, Nashua.
Cost: Free Admission

NASHUA, NH - Nashua Community College’s “Campus Compact Civil Engagement Team” is organizing an event with Bridges to facilitate a community conversation on sexual assault, and also to promote advocacy and prevention.

“The Hunting Ground” addresses sexual assault on today’s college campuses and provides an opportunity to learn about this very timely topic, ways to address it and local resources that support victims and survivors.

Bridges Education Coordinator Amy Jo Muscott will be speaking about sexual assault and violence before introducing the film. Participants can discuss the documentary in groups after the screening. The event is open to the public, and will take place in Room 150 on campus.

About Bridges

Bridges, one of the thirteen crisis centers in NH, provides 24-hour services, including trauma-informed advocacy and support, court advocacy, support groups, emergency shelter, police and medical accompaniment and community referrals. All services at Bridges are free and confidential. For more information, visit http://bridgesnh.org.

About Nashua Community College

Since 1970, Nashua Community College has been successfully meeting the educational needs of the Greater Nashua area by providing a high quality, two-year, post-secondary education. The college partners closely with area industries that provide students with a unique perspective in their fields of study, allowing for a real-world experience to further their academic journey. Students can choose from a variety of associate degree and certificate programs, with six programs now being offered online. Nashua Community College is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire. The seven community colleges in the system are committed to working with businesses throughout the state to train and retain employees to develop a robust workforce across all sectors and embraces the “65 by 25 initiative,” which calls for 65 percent of New Hampshire citizens to have some form of postsecondary education by 2025 to meet future workforce demands. For more information about Nashua Community College, visit http://nashuacc.edu

About the Campus Compact Civil Engagement Team

Campus Compact is a grant-funded initiative at Nashua Community College that is designed to foster communication and leadership skills for its participants. The NCC team comprises students, faculty, and staff, and is charged with organizing difficult, but important dialogues in the community--such as the Nov. 6 event. For more information, contact NCC Campus Compact coordinator Gini Egan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..