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Resources for Students Affected by Sexual Violence, Dating Violence or Stalking

On September 21, President Gutmann and Provost Price sent a letter to the Penn community with a call to make the resources available to students more prevalent. Attached is a document listing and describing all of the resources at Penn and in the larger community. You can also link directly to the Penn site for the most up-to-date information.

Penn Resource Centers

  • African American Resource Center
    Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Pennsylvania with a particular focus on those of African descent.
    Library contact: Ancil George

  • La Casa Latina
    Promotes greater awareness of Latin@ issues, culture, and identity at Penn. La Casa Latina works closely with the Penn community to offer a supportive environment where all students are welcomed and engaged in programs, events, and dialogues that address important issues affecting Latin@s/Hispanics locally, nationally, and internationally.
    Library contact: Joe Holub

  • LGBT Center
    A home away from home for sexual and gender minorities and their allies at the University of Pennsylvania. Whether you are questioning your identity, in the process of coming out, or proudly identify as LGBTQ, the Center is your space.
    Library contact: David Azzolina

  • Pan-Asian American Community House
    A center where South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures are celebrated. PAACH is a community center that develops and implements innovative programs for leadership development and community service in close collaboration with Asian American student and community groups.

  • Penn Women's Center
    Visit the Web site for a variety of services from the sustainable kitchen to lactation and parenting information to intensive dissertation writing support groups.

  • TRiO Veterans Upward Bound at the University of Pennsylvania
    TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at the University of Pennsylvania is a FREE, non-credited, non-profit, pre-college program federally funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The primary goal of TRIO VUB is to prepare eligible veterans to enter college, be successful in college, and to graduate from college.

Databases for Diversity Related Research and Current Events

For the most detailed selection of databases, see research guides linked to in righthand column. The list below represents highlights from the collection.