A Message from CCD President Dr. Everette Freeman
Now more than ever, CCD stands for inclusion. That’s who we are and that’s what we do!!
We stand in solidarity for those who mourn the unnecessary death of George Floyd.
Everette J. Freeman
We invite you to make use of the following resources:
CCD Counseling Center | 303.352.6436
For help with stress management, grief support, crisis intervention, and self-care support? CCD Counseling Center is available to registered CCD students; each student is eligible for 4-8 sessions each academic year.
CCD Human Services | 303.352.3202
For students feeling stressed or if they need help answering school-related questions, or would like support in finding community-based resources, CCD Human Services is a great resource to connect with for non-urgent requests.
Auraria Campus Crisis Line | 303.615.9911
If someone is in crisis, call the Auraria Campus Crisis Line at 303.615.9911.
Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA) | 303.556.2255
The Phoenix Center provides free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence and their friends and families. The PCA provides victim advocacy and support that includes academic advocacy, assistance reporting to your school, and/or police, safety planning, and a listening ear. ThePCA.org
Colorado Crisis Line | If you need to talk right now, text TALK to 38255
This free and confidential crisis phone line is available 24/7 to help in all mental health situations ranging from anxiety and depression to suicide and self-harm. This resource is also available to consult with those supporting individuals going through a crisis. Mobile units and walk-in clinics are available. Learn more here.
- Tips for Self-Care: When Police Brutality Has You Questioning Humanity and Social Media is Enough at theroot.com/tips-for-self-care
- Racial Stress and Self-Care: Parent Tip Tool at apa.org/res/parent-resources/racial-stress-tool-kit.pdf
Protesting and the Pandemic
If you choose to demonstrate peacefully in your non-working hours, in accordance with the First Amendment, please prioritize safety. If you are an employee and want to attend during working hours, please ensure that you have submitted annual leave.
- Wear a mask to protect yourself and others
- Remain 6 feet apart
- How To Protest Safely During the Covid-19 Pandemic (in-person protests)
- How to Protest in a Pandemic (ACLU)
- How to Stay Safe and Healthy at a Public Demonstration
- Know Your Rights as Protesters (available in English and español)
- Know that change takes a combination of strategies, including organizing, protest, electoral engagement, accountability for those who commit violence, legislative and policy changes, and more.
- Find communities and organizations that align with your identities, experiences, relationships, and goals. Partner with them to lift each other up. Care about one another and acknowledge both individuals and shared struggles during this time.