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April is Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month!

Safer is hosting Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April, with a theme of “Connected in our Collective Power.” Throughout the month, topics will be centered on raising marginalized voices, identifying paths to healing, and developing strategies for collective care.

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Be That Mustang

Be That Mustang - click through to learn how to be an active bystander & create a safer campus environment.

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Safer

Safer is Cal Poly’s primary confidential resource for responding to & preventing gender- & power-based violence.

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Learn what to expect with confidential advocacy, and schedule an appointment with one of our advocates here.

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Safer Solidarity Statement

Safer stands in support of Black and Brown communities and against systemic racism and violence that has resulted in trauma and loss of valued lives.

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Get Involved

Everyone has a place in prevention - here are some ideas to get you started.

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Contact Us

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Safer is Cal Poly’s primary confidential resource for addressing sexual assault, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation and harassment. 

Located within Campus Health and Wellbeing, Safer offers holistic services to the entire campus community regarding gender- & power-based violence. Our Advocacy Staff supports survivors of violence (and their loved ones) directly, by offering confidential crisis support and advocacy, which includes crisis intervention, accompaniments, referrals, and more. Our Prevention Education Staff engages the campus community in setting pro-social behavior norms and encouraging community accountability so this violence never occurs in the first place. 
     
    Safer welcomes people of all identities to utilize our services, and are committed to ensuring our services are inclusive and accessible to all members of our campus community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religious or spiritual beliefs, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexuality, military status, or documentation status in any of our activities or operations. 
     

    Contact Info: safer@calpoly.edu, 805-756-2282
    Advocacy Services Location: Health Center, Building 27
    Prevention Education Office Location: University Union, Building 65, Room 217
    Academic Year Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm


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