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Pikes Peak Community College is firmly committed to maintaining a work and learning environment where students, faculty, and staff are treated with dignity and respect. Sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and acts of discrimination are illegal, often demeaning for the individual student or employee, and can disrupt the College’s positive learning and working environment. As such, all members of the College community have a responsibility to be aware of what behaviors constitute these actions/offenses and to help create an environment free of harassment or discrimination.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Individuals affiliated with Pikes Peak Community College shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, familial status, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law (also known as “civil rights laws”), including protections against retaliation and for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

The College has designated Mr. Carlton Brooks, Executive Director of Human Resource Services as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities, which includes sexual misconduct, and grievance procedures.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact:

Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer Deputy Coordinator Civil Rights/Human Resource Services Investigator
C.R.J. Brooks
Executive Director of Human Resource Services
5675 South Academy Blvd., Bldg B200
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719.502.2600
Carlton.Brooks@ppcc.edu
Kim Hennessy
Assistant Director of Human Resource Services
5675 South Academy Blvd., Bldg B200
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719.502.2600
Kim.Hennessy@ppcc.edu

Valerie Newcomb
Civil Rights/HRS Investigator
5675 South Academy Blvd., Bldg B200
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719.502.2600
Valerie.Newcomb@ppcc.edu

You may also contact the following federal and state offices:

Office for Civil Rights with the U.S. Department of Education:

Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building
1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310
Denver, CO 80204-3582
Telephone: (303) 844-5695
Email: OCR.Denver@ed.gov

Colorado Civil Right Division

1560 Broadway, Suite 825
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-2997 | Toll Free: 800-886-7675 |  711 TTD - Relay
Hotline Español: 720-432-4294
Fax: 303-894-2683  
General Inquiries: DORA_CCRD@State.co.us
Intake Unit: DORA_CCRDIntake@State.co.us 
File an Online Complaint with CCRD

Report Discrimination, Harassement, or Sexual Misconduct

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