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Sue Snyder plans second annual summit to end campus sexual assaults

Jun 15, 2016

First Lady Snyder announces her second annual summit to fight campus sexual assault.

Sue Snyder will hold the "Inform, Empower, Prevent: Let's End Campus Sexual Assault" summit this September after success last year. 

Anna Heaton is the press secretary for Governor Snyder and she says the first lady finds this issue to be a priority.

"Colleges are students' homes away from home and so this is just something, especially now in light of recent events nationally, that we need to continue making a priority," Heaton says.

Heaton says the summit will hopefully build upon the success of last year. 

"Well ideally, we'd love to see a decrease in the number of sexual assaults happening on Michigan campuses," Heaton says.

Heaton says the conversation will extend to high school students.