Supporting students, faculty and staff impacted by interpersonal violence (IPV). Working to end IPV in our community through prevention & awareness.
The Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA) serves the campus communities at University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and Community College of Denver who have been impacted by IPV which includes relationship violence, sexual violence and/or stalking either directly or as a concerned other. We provide free and confidential resources, advocacy, referrals and emotional support.
The PCA provides a variety of services including: emotional support, resource referrals,
academic/employment advocacy, accompaniment and guidance through the
criminal/civil legal system, accompaniment and guidance through the Title IX
process, assistance applying for available support funding.
The Violence Prevention Education (VPE) program is a peer education program providing workshops related to a variety of topics connected to IPV. Workshops can be customized to run 60-90 minutes long and can be easily implemented during a class period, staff meeting or conference. To learn more about specific workshop topics and how to book a presentation, visit our website or email us.
Along with our
campus partners, we plan a variety of both passive and active awareness-raising
programs over the course of the academic year. In particular, we host programs
and awareness campaigns during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Oct.),
Stalking Awareness Month (Jan.) and Sexual Assault Awareness/Activism Month
(April). These campaigns help to raise awareness of these issues, engage our
campus community in creating an environment which is inhospitable to violence and let survivors know that there is support available to them on campus.
- The PCA offers internships, graduate assistantships and work study positions through our advocacy and violence prevention education programs. Contact us for more information!
- Can't commit to our larger projects? Join our Helping Hands list to be notified of one-time volunteer opportunities!