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​​Title​​ IX

Riverside Community College District is an Equal Opportunity, Title IX and Section 504 employer​.​​

What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 states:  “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”                 

Examples of the types of conduct that violates Title IX include, but are not limited to:

  • Sexual innuendos and comments
  • Sexually explicit questions
  • Requests for sexual favors
  • Unwelcome touching, hugging, stroking, squeezing
  • Spreading rumors about a person’s sexuality
  • Sexual ridicule
  • Displaying or sending sexually suggestive electronic content, including but not limited to emails, text messages, etc.
  • Pervasive displays of pictures, cartoons, or other materials with sexually explicit or graphic content
  • Stalking a person
  • Attempted or actual sexual violence
  • Acts of domestic or relationship violence
 


Title IX Coordinators
Lorraine Jones, District Compliance Officer
Lorraine.Jones@rccd.edu
Phone: (951) 328-3874
District Office: 3801 Market St., Riverside, CA 92501

Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Moreno Valley College
(Located across from Student Academic Services 101)    
Silvester Julienne, Human Resources Liaison
Silvester.Julienne@rccd.edu
MVC Office Phone:  (951) 571-6279 
District Office:  (951) 222-8593

Norco College
(Located in Operations Center 107)
Susan Boling, Human Resources Liaison
Susan.Boling@rccd.edu
NC Office Phone: (951) 739-7801
District Office: (951) 222-8356

Riverside City College

(Located in Charles A. Kane Building 230F)
Martha Arellano, Human Resources Liaison 
Martha.Arellano@rccd.edu
RCC Office Phone: (951) 328-3703
District Office: (951) 222-8591

Riverside Community College District
(Located in the District Offices, 2nd Floor)​
Georgina Villaseñor, Human Resources Analyst
Georgina.Villasenor@rccd.edu
Phone: (951) 328-3725

How to File a Title IX Complaint
Please call or e-mail a Title IX Coordinator, or complete the Title IX Complaint Form if you have a complaint involving sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence.  This complaint might be about your own personal experience or an experience you are aware of involving a member of the RCCD college community.

Complaints alleging sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence will be promptly and thoroughly investigated and resolved. The Title IX Coordinator will contact you to discuss your complaint and determine if there are any Title IX implications and may investigate regardless of your participation.  For information about the complaint investigation and resolution process, click on the link below:

Board Policy 5840 - Sexual & Other Assaults on Campus​

It is unlawful to retaliate against anyone who files a complaint, participates in an investigation, hearing or proceeding, or who advocates for the rights of others.  Individuals who engage in retaliatory conduct are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination or expulsion.​

RCCD Policies
For District policies and procedures relating to discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, student rights, responsibilities and code of conduct, as well as discipline, click on the links below:

​Training

Riverside Community College District is committed to fostering a safe, health, and vibrant campus community at Riverside City College, Norco College, and Moreno Valley College.  As part of this commitment we are implementing an online training tool through CampusClarity.

Each college has resource materials available on campus and online to help students understand the following concepts:

  • ​Definition of stalking
  • Root causes of sexual assault
  • Understanding sexual consent
  • Characteristics of sexual assault perpetrators
  • Alcohol as the most common rape drug
  • Sexual assault prevention
  • Bystander intervention strategies
  • College resources

Campus​Clarity for Students: Think About It (FAQs)
Why is this training important and how does it impact me? 

The rates of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking are alarming. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence​, “1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form] of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime”. There are many forms of relationship abuse and violence that is not physical. In order to help, it is essential to recognize the signs and learn how to intervene. ​

Why should I participate? 
There are people sitting next to you in class, at the library, the computer lab, in the cafeteria, and all around campus who are experiencing or have experienced intimate partner violence. In addition to sexual assault, this training includes identifying the signs of abusive relationships, sexual harassment and stalking. You will learn how to report and what type of support services and resources that the college can provide to students who are impacted by these experiences.

What is CampusClarity? 
CampusClarity is the company that the District and many other colleges and universities throughout the nation have contracted with to provide the online training.

Who sees my information once I have submitted my answers? 
You are not required to answer questions within the training. You can skip past them if you choose. The goal is to provide information, not test you on it.

Do I have to take the training? What happens if I don’t? 
Under the Campus Save Act, schools are required to offer training to their students on sexual violence prevention, we are not currently required to mandate it, however we strongly believe this is valuable for everyone. There is no penalty for students who fail to complete the training.

If I transfer to another school within the District, will I have to retake the training? 
All colleges within the Riverside Community College District (Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College) are utilizing the same training module with the intent that a student would only have to take it once.

Additional Resources
Campus Resources
College Safety & Police (24-hour dispatch)
(951) 222-8171, or 911

Student Health Services
Riverside City College
(951) 222-8151 
Location: Bradshaw Building under Bookstore, behind EOPS

Moreno Valley College
(951) 571-6103, or (951) 571-6147
Location: Parkside Complex (PSC) 6

Norco College
(951) 372-7046
Location: Wilfred J. Airey Library Building – Lower Level

REACH Employee Assistance Program (for employees only)
REACH Employee Brochure 2018
1 (800) 273-5273
info@reachonline.com

Community Resources
Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center – 24/7 Hotline
(951) 686-RAPE (7273)
www.rarcc.org

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1 (800)-656-4673

​Area Hospitals with a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
Riverside University Health System - Medical Center
26520 Cactus Avenue
Moreno Valley, CA 92555
(951) 486-5650 (Emergency Room)
(951) 486-5670 (Fast Trac)
(951) 486-4000 (Operator)

Corona Regional Medical Center
800 S. Main Street
Corona, CA 91720
(951) 736-6241​

Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression,  race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law.  This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs, including career and technical education programs, and/or extracurricular school activities.  Limited English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation in any programs.  Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. ​​