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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

Priscilla Alrayes
Priscilla Alrayes
 Hi! My name is Priscilla and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I'm a second year criminal justice major looking to pursue a career within the fields of law and crime analysis. Currently on campus, I am a peer educator, as well as an orientation team leader and the President of Alpha Lambda Delta.

I enjoy spending nearly all the free time I have with my family and friends, whether we are going somewhere like the beach or just staying home, I can always count on them to have a good time!


Daniella Avila
Daniella Avila
Hi! My name is Daniella, I also go by Danie. I am a fourth year student majoring in Human Development and minoring in Psychology. After finishing undergrad, I plan on going to Graduate school to pursue a career in Human Resources. On campus, I am a Sexual Violence Peer Educator, the Outreach Coordinator for It’s On Us, and an active member in my Panhellenic sorority, Alpha Xi Delta.

Outside of school, I enjoy working out, hanging out with my friends, going to music festivals, going to the beach and traveling.

Danielle Barcena
Danielle Barcena

Hello! I’m Danielle Bárcena and I use she/her pronouns. I’m a student in the Extended Learning program studying the Sociology major and Criminology and Justice Studies minor. I’m interested in law and public administration and how those impact our everyday lives and I’m passionate about understanding and addressing the violence and its impact on society in its many forms.

At CSUSM I am learning about accessible technology as a student assistant with the Accessibility team, recently graduated from the Tukwut Leadership Circle, and am a founding member of the Social Justice Studies Club. I enjoy gardening and writing.


Anne Tengson
Anne Tengson

Anne Tengson, is a 5th year Child and Adolescent Development, major. She is the External & Co-Social chair for Kamalayan Alliance and a member of Tau Sigma and ALD at CSUSM. She is also a mentor for Big Brother, Big Sister of San Diego. She enjoys watching Anime, eating ice cream, and hanging out with her cats.

 


Lizbeth Villalobos
Lizbeth Villalobos

 
Hi! My name is Lizbeth Villalobos and my pronouns are she/her/ella.

I’m a 4th year Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies major and a Communications minor. After undergrad I want to pursue Graduate school in Student Affairs with the end goal of working and supporting college students during their years at school. On campus, I’m an Orientation Team Leader, a Sexual Violence Peer Educator, a member of Tau Sigma and a recent graduate of the Tukwut Leadership Circle.

Outside of school, I’m a color guard coach at San Diego State University and San Marcos High School. During my free time I love hanging out with my family, re-watching Grey’s Anatomy, and going on late night drives to the beach.


Ellene Wright
Ellene Wright

Hi there! My name is Ellene (pronounced like Melanie but without the M). I am a 4th year Child and Adolescent Development Major. I am currently applying to graduate school for Marriage and Family Therapy with the hopes of one day providing services for various marginalized populations.

I have a passion for social justice, racial equality, and am a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community. On campus, I am a Sexual Violence Peer Educator, while off campus, I work for the YMCA as an After-School Leader. In my spare time I enjoy coast drives, writing poetry and spending time with 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.

Questions? Please email abather@csusm.edu

To apply, please complete the following information.

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