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Sexual Violence Peer Educators (SVPE) are a group of CSUSM undergraduate and graduate students who provide education to the CSUSM community related to healthy relationships, sexual assault, relationship violence, healthy masculinity, bystander intervention, stalking, and resources. SVPE are trained volunteers who work closely with the Sexual Violence Advocacy & Education staff and co-facilitate virtual presentations to various communities on campus (fraternities, sororities, classrooms, etc.).

Meet our Sexual Violence Peer Educators

Angel Garcia




Angel Garcia,  is a 4th year Criminal Justice and Sociology major. He is president and a brother of Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity Inc at CSUSM.

Bryan Karp



Bryan Karp,  is a 4th year at CSUSM, and a member of the San Diego NROTC Unit. He is double majoring in Political Science and Criminology and Justice Studies. Bryan is a member of the CSUSM powerlifting team and loves to train.

Mary Nacu




Mary Nacu, is a 4th year Kinesiology major concentrating in health science. She is a physical therapy intern and plans to attend an accelerated BSN program to become a perioperative or cardiac nurse after graduation. She enjoys exploring new food places, going on road trips and spending time with family and friends. 


Apply to be a Sexual Violence Peer Educator


To be considered for a SVPE position, you must: (1) have completed at least one full semester at CSUSM, (2) have no prior criminal convictions or Title IX findings of sexual misconduct, and (3) complete a Zoom interview. If selected for a position, you must agree to (1) participate in an introductory virtual training, (2) co-facilitate at least two in-person or virtual presentations throughout the semester, and (3) participate in additional training/preparation (as needed) prior to presentations.

The time commitment is 4-6 hours per month (on average) for one year.

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To apply, please complete the following information.

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