Briggs congratulates local colleges on grants to combat campus sexual assault

KING OF PRUSSIA, Jan. 16 – State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulated two colleges in the 149th Legislative District on being awarded grants to combat sexual assault on campus.

Gov. Tom Wolf announced $1 million in “It’s On Us” grants today for 36 colleges and universities statewide.

Bryn Mawr College was awarded $30,000 and Rosemont College was awarded $24,957.

“I’m pleased to see these two colleges working to address sexual assault on campus so that students can feel comfortable and protected while pursuing their studies,” said Briggs, D-Montgomery. “I support the state’s efforts to highlight the role we all play in ending sexual assault, and I congratulate these local campuses for earning financial support.”

More information on the grants is available here.