April 08, 2019

The Zero Tolerance Program Toolkit

Zero Tolerance Program Toolkit

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Nothing contained in this toolkit is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases, and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal counsel. This toolkit is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

Download the toolkit for offline use here.


Planning the Program

  • Program Agenda - Sample conference agendas for a 1 1/2 or 2-hour program. Includes format, sequence of presentations, and segment options.
  • PowerPoint Slides - Customizable slides with talking points
  • Program Materials - PDFs to serve as handouts at the program
  • Discussion Scenarios- Includes several descriptions of commonplace instances of sexual harassment, gender-based bullying, and/or bystander apathy.
  • Speakers Bureau - Potential speakers and panelists.

Marketing the Program

Deeper Reading

  • Bibliography - Links to articles, reports, and websites that can be referenced for a more in-depth understanding of the issues, to be distributed to speakers in advance of the presentation for background information and to attendees as appropriate.

Additional Resources- Links listed below provide resources for individuals. Select additional resources to access links for employers.


Please also visit our Grit Project Program Toolkit here.