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A large part of CVC's mission is to mobilize community groups to create safer and healthier communities and spaces. A book club can be a space that connects a community, strengthens communication between members, and brings people together to engage in and share important perspectives. Whether you have a long-standing club or are looking to start a new one; we've pulled together some great book suggestions and discussion questions that can help carry CVC's message into your community. 

Book Recommendations 

*Remember!* Because of the nature of CVC's work, some content can be triggering and/or highly impactful on individuals who have experienced victimization or have been impacted by the victimization of another. Please, make space to take care the feelings of everyone in your book club and address these topics in a sensitive way. For help with this, our hotlines are available 24/7.

Discussion Questions for your Book Club:

  1. Did you like this book? Why or why not?

  2. How does this book help you understand addressing or preventing victimization?

  3. What is one thing from the book that really stuck with you?

  4. Did you learn anything you didn’t know before reading it?

  5. Did reading this book change your mind about a belief you had before you read it?

  6. How did the book make you feel?

  7. Would you recommend this book to anyone else? Why or why not?

  8. What questions do you still have that the book didn’t answer?

  9. What do you think about the author’s research? Does it seem credible? Was it easy to see where they got their information and why they came to the conclusions they did?

  10. What was your first impression of the cover/title? How did it change after you read it?

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