Asia Adams was a WCU junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Women's Studies. On November 7, 2004, Asia was brutally tortured and murdered by a man she was dating and his friend. The Asia Adams Violence Against Women Awareness Grant is funded by West Chester University in honor of Asia Adams.
The Asia Adams Violence Against Women Awareness Grant was developed in Spring 2012 to help address the problem of violence against women in our community. The objective of this grant is to promote student-led projects and/or programming educating the campus community about dating violence.
Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and/or aggressive behavior within a romantic relationship. The abuse can be verbal, emotional, physical, sexual or any combination.
Assistance in completing the application and projects will be provided by the Women's Center. Please contactAlicia Hahn-Murphy
Students are encouraged to develop informative and creative projects to promote awareness of dating violence. Projects must have a demonstrated impact on the campus community.
Projects may include, but are not limited to:
This grant is intended for student-led projects, but collaborative projects between students and faculty/staff members are favorably considered.
The Purdah of the Mind: Indian Women and the Struggle for Freedom
Telling Amy's Story screening and lecture
Green Dot Bystander Intervention Project