Southwestern College Liaison for LGBTQIA+ Needs
Guadalupe R. Corona, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Student Equity Programs and Services
Southwestern College is committed to providing an environment that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion for its students and employees through academic programs, student services, and employee development (Board Policies 7100 and 3430).
California Education Code Section 66271.2 states that the Governing Board of each California community college designate an employee as a point of contact for the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faculty, staff, and students. It further notes that “at a minimum, the name and contact information of that designated employee shall be published on the Internet Web site for the respective campus and shall be included in any printed and Internet-based campus directories.”
Contact the Trevor Project by calling 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678 for 24/7 information and suicide prevention resources. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline is available from 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. at 1-800-273-8255. Or you can call or text the Victims of Crime Resource Center (https://1800victims.org/) at 1-800-842-8467or chat online for information about LGTBQ rights, legal protections and local resources.