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Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence

Health & Counseling Center

Health Promotion

Gender Violence Prevention and Education

Gender Violence Prevention and Education (GVPE) is a comprehensive unit in Health Promotion. GVPE covers a spectrum of topics, ranging from sexual health, pleasure, and consent to harm reduction and active bystander skills. GVPE is staffed by a professional staff Coordinator, graduate interns or fellows, and supports the peer education team. GVPE provides the community with active bystander training (Intervene: DU), community education, and prevention outreach on topics gender-based violence topics including sexual assault, dating and relationship abuse, sexual harassment and stalking.

Formerly a part of CAPE, GVPE is now a part of the Health Promotion team. If you would like more information about GVPE efforts at DU, please contact Andrea Thyrring at or 303.871.7442. Request an active bystander training or another program here.