Meet Our Team

Project SAFE acknowledges the training, skills, passion, and sensitivity necessary in providing quality and effective prevention and intervention resources. We are committed to continuously developing staff, providing support, and empowering ourselves and the Oxy community.


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Téresa Mejia

Project SAFE Weekend Survivor Advocate
Téresa Mejia is the new Project SAFE Weekend Advocate and is now available for weekend advocacy and support. Téresa can provide emotional support, crisis intervention, on and off campus...

Project SAFE Education Team

Programming assistants, along with the program coordinator, lead peer education presentations that engage student organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams and other Oxy community members. Are you interested in a training or more education? Contact us! Project S.A.F.E.'s prevention staff presents on various topics that include Oxy Upstander (bystander) intervention, consent, healthy/unhealthy relationships, stalking, sexual assault prevention, and the Empowerment Model of survivor support. 

Programming Assistants are also available to talk as peer supports. Their Peer Support Hours are held in the Library Room 103. Click on a PA to find their hours or follow this link to the appointment scheduler. 

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Joaquin Caro

Project SAFE Prevention Education Coordinator
(323) 341-4750
Joaquin is a healing justice advocate, meditation facilitator, and abolitionist from Long Beach, CA (occupied Tongva/Chumash Land). Joaquin earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and...

Programming Assistants

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Olivia "Liv" Greene

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Liv is a sophomore from Southern California who is majoring in Media Arts and Culture and minoring in Interdisciplinary Writing and Gender Studies. They have been involved with Oxy Sexual...
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Abigail "Abby" Panzica

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Abby is a sophomore Spanish Major and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Minor from Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a member of DancePro as well as a reading tutor with Project Matriarchs....
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Juno Raphael

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Juno is a junior Music Production major from the Bay Area. In her free time, she enjoys writing and recording songs, playing shows with her band, drawing, hiking, and drinking coffee. She was...
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Dominic Rios

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Dominic is a Junior Economics Major and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Minor from SoCal. He is a member of the Men's Water Polo team and a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion student...
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Mia Villegas

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Mia is a Senior English Major and Spanish Minor from Santa Ana, CA.  She is soprano section leader of glee club. During her second year being Project SAFE PA, Mia is excited to increase everyday...
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Irene Wickwire

Project SAFE Programming Assistant
Irene is an Urban & Environmental Policy Major from Portland, Oregon. They love growing and cooking food, as well as rollerskating around the quad and skatepark. Part of why they joined...