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About Us

SAS offers support to survivors of sexual abuse, dating/domestic abuse and stalking. SAS Peer Advocates and Professional Survivor Advocate offers a confidential, supportive, and nonjudgmental atmosphere where survivors are encouraged to make their own decisions to address their own situation.

Location:

Bronco Bookstore, Building 66
location of building 66 near the Bronco Student Center Building 35

Who We Are

Survivor Advocate Services (SAS) Coordinator

Our Professional Survivor Advocate serves our entire CPP campus community (including staff and faculty) and any individual that may identify as a survivor/victim. Our SAS Coordinator provides an array of confidential support, including but not limited to, emotional & crisis support, academic advocacy, service referrals, and assistance and guidance in navigating through reporting, campus housing relocation, safety planning, etc.

Naomi M. Chu, LMSW
909-869-3102
nmchu@cpp.edu
Building 66-119

SAS Peer Educators

Our campus SAS PEs provide on-going training to various Cal Poly Pomona Organizations and our community as a whole on consistent accurate information about violence prevention, healthy/unhealthy relationship, sexual abuse/assault, stalking, and any related topics.

Samantha Chaffino

Meet our SAS Peer Educator, Samantha R. Chaffino

  • Senior in Kinesiology with an Emphasis in Health Promotion
  • Campus Involvement: President of V-Team, Secretary of Student Interest Council, Member of Hermanas Unidas, Mexican American Student Association.

Favorite Quote: "I am not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott

909-869-2196
survivoradvocacy@cpp.edu
Building 66-117B

Survivor Advocate Student Lorenzo Alvarado

Meet our SAS Peer Educator, Lorenzo Alvarado

  • Senior in Gender, Ethnic, and Multicultural Studies with an emphasis in Women’s Studies.
  • Campus Involvement: Men Against Violence,  Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiative, and Barkada

Favorite Quote: “Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue.” – Bell Hooks

909-869-2196
survivoradvocacy@cpp.edu
Building 66-117B

 

Lopez Survivor Advocacy Student

 

Meet our SAS Peet Educator, Jocelyn Lopez

  • Senior in Architecture
  • Campus Involvement: American Institute of Architecture Students

Favorite Quote: "Pursue some path, however narrow or crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence." - Henry David Thoreau

909-869-2196
survivoradvocacy@cpp.edu
Building 66-117B

SAS Interns (2017-2018)

Survivor Advocate Intern Matthew Rodney

Matthew M. Rodney, Student Internship Coordinator 

  • Senior in Psychology with Minor in Nonviolence Studies &Kellogg Honors College
  • Campus Involvement: Director of Multicultural Counsel, Facilitator for Ability Ally Program, Social Justice Leader in Cesar E. Chavez Center
  • Favorite Quote: “When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” – Alexander den Heijer

Want to get involved or be a part of our team? We are currently accepting applications for this upcoming 2017-2018 academic school year. If you are interested, please email us at survivoradvocacy@cpp.edu with the Subject: “SAS Internship Application Request”. Our Survivor Advocate or Student Internship Coordinator will respond accordingly.