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The Women's Coalition

The Women's Coalition


Resources at DU

The Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE) (formerly known as GVESS), provides programs and resources to help promote healthy relationships, teach non-violence and equality and foster a respectful and safe environment for all members of the DU community. CAPE also supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment and relationship violence. All services are confidential and free of charge.

The Center for Multicultural Excellence promotes excellence at DU through diversity and positive intergroup relations. They also sponsor diversity workshops and other educational programs.

Colorado Women's College at the University of Denver is dedicated to the advancement of women and girls through supporting innovative approaches to women's life-long learning & leadership development in order to be self-sufficient participants, decision-makers and social change leaders in all areas of society; catalyzing collaborative research and artistic endeavors that create knowledge, inform policy, transform practice and question existing paradigms in order to support women's equity and advancement; and convening collaborative work, training, and public dialogue that enables women and girls to realize their full talent potential and make significant contributions in Denver, the Rocky Mountain West region, and the world.

The Gender and Women's Studies program offers a cross-disciplinary undergraduate major and minor with courses taught throughout the University by a diverse group of faculty. Courses reflect the vitality of recent feminist, ethnic and queer scholarship.

The Office of Campus Safety offers self-defense classes for women and the SafeRide program.

The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) includes representatives from all departments of the University. They sponsor events such as the Spring Egg Hunt and Staff BBQ, offer staff recognition awards and maintain a Staff Benevolent Fund for those in need.

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