Title IX – Sexual Misconduct

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is dedicated to creating a campus community that is safe and respectful. CDU constantly strives to ensure a peaceable environment for learning, working, and living that promotes equal opportunity and non-discrimination for all. Further, CDU is committed to protecting students, faculty, staff and visitors from any form of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, misconduct or violence.

“No person in the United States shall on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance" (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act).


  Emergency Response

  Contact Info


CDU

CDU Campus Safety

323-563-4800 (day)
323-326-4859 (after hours)

Dean of Student Affairs

323-563-4839

William Shay, PhD
Assistant Provost & ALO
Academic Affairs

323-563-4840
williamshay@cdrewu.edu  

Gary Veron, JD, MPA
Chief Compliance and Diversity Officer
& Title IX Coordinator
Office of Compliance and Diversity

323-357-3684
garyveron@cdrewu.edu

Armando Estrada
Director Risk Management, Campus Safety,
and Facilities

323-357-3404
arrmandoestrada@cdrewu.edu


CONFIDENTIAL ALERT LINE

MySafeCampusTM is a 24-hour incident reporting system that is completely confidential and anonymous. Your confidential report will instantly and discreetly be forwarded to Charles Drew University’s Internal Audit and Control Services Department for handling.

 24-Hour Confidential Hotline

800-716-9007
www.MySafeCampus.com


LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

As a victim of a crime, you can contact local law enforcement to report a crime of sexual assault. Law Enforcement may also assist you in seeking medical treatment and clarity on how to proceed with the University.

Staff at the University will assist you in filing a report, and/or otherwise assist you whether or not you wish to pursue criminal charges.

Filing a report with local law enforcement will not delay any investigation by CDU.

LA County Sheriff's Department-Century Station
11703 Alameda St
Lynwood, CA 90262

323-568-4800

Los Angeles Police Department Southeast Police Station
145 West 108th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061

213-972-7810

Sex Crimes Division
Los Angeles County’s District Attorney’s Office
320 West Temple Street, Rm. 777
Los Angeles, CA. 90012

213-974-1611


COMMUNITY-BASED ADVOCACY GROUP

As part of CDU’s commitment to campus safety and in compliance with Title IX, VAWA, and Campus SaVE Act, CDU recommends reaching out to Peace Over Violence, or one of the other Community Based Advocacy Groups listed below.

Peace Over Violence
1015 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90017

213-955-9090

Peace Over Violence-Pasadena
892 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite D
Pasadena, CA 91103-3046

626-793-3385
626-584-6191

Alternatives to Domestic Violence

24-Hour Crisis Line
951-683-0829 or
800 339-7233

California Youth Crisis Hotline

800-843-5200
www.youthcrisisline.org

Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline

800-978-3600

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

866-331-9474 | 866-331-8453 TTY
www.loveisrespect.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest, National Network) Hotline

800-656-4673
www.rainn.org

Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program

800-380-3811

Center for the Pacific Asian Family, Inc. 
543 N. Fairfax Ave., Suite 108
Los Angeles, CA 90036

323-653-4045

East Los Angeles Women’s Center
1105 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022

323-526-5819

Project Sister Sexual Assault Crisis Services
P.O. Box 1369
Pomona, CA 91769

909-623-1619

Rape Treatment Center, UCLA Medical Center
1100 Sixteenth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

310-319-4503

Valley Oasis
44817 N. Fern
Lancaster, CA 93534

661-949-6143

Valley Trauma Center – Van Nuys
7116 Sofia Avenue,
Van Nuys, CA 91406

818-756-5330

Valley Trauma Center – Valencia
10115 Avenue Stanford, Suite 122
Valencia, CA 91355-4819

661-103-1772

 

Rights During a CDU Title IX Investigation and/or Grievance Process

 

Victim Assistance

CDU will take all reasonable steps to protect a victim of sexual violence during the pendency of any investigation.

CDU may impose the following safety precautions:

Sexual Misconduct Report Form

For specific information on CDU policies and procedures, please go to http://www.cdrewu.edu/PoliciesProcedures/policy.html.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CDU Anti-Discrimination\Harassment Investigation Definitions

You may find additional information about your rights, CDU’s obligations, and how to file a complaint with the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, by utilizing the following methods:

Website:
http://www.ed.gov/ocr  

OCR customer service at:
1-800-421-3481; TDD 1-800-877-8339

Email:
OCR at ocr@ed.gov