Guttman’s CARE Team provides proactive guidance to develop the most effective and efficient approach for addressing and preventing crisis events on campus. Guttman’s CARE Team identifies, assesses, and monitors students displaying levels of distress, disruption, or behavioral dysfunction that might warrant timely intervention. The team’s primary goal is to provide threat assessments and early intervention before a crisis arises.
Safe Zone Certification Program is comprised of a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and student advocates committed to creating a campus climate where all LGBTQ+, and other genders, are able to thrive academically, professionally, and personally on campus. It is a campus-wide program designed to provide foundational knowledge needed to support and act in solidarity with LGBTQ+ populations. Safe Zone is designed to visibly identify a network of students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, better understand LGBTQ+ communities and some of the issues the community faces, and are aware of various LGBTQ+ resources available. Safe Zones are offered throughout the academic year for faculty, staff, and students.
The United Men of Color (UMOC) program is designed to provide an inclusive and supportive space where men of color, in particular, can receive academic support, mentoring, and have the opportunity to engage in social-cultural dialogue that will enhance their understanding of self and their relationship to different communities. Through UMOC, scholars participate in a variety of activities that include, but are not limited, to monthly workshops, community service projects, and program initiatives designed to build character and a sense of community amongst participants. UMOC is part of the larger CUNY Black Male Initiative umbrella.
The Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) mentorship program exists to provide academic, personal, professional, community and leadership development to young women. GRIT strives to enhance participants’ lives through mentorship, enrichment programs, and workshops that serve to inspire individual advancement. The vision is for all program participants to achieve academic excellence, graduate from college, and become successful leaders and role models in their respective careers and communities.
Women’s Resource Services is dedicated to helping every woman at Guttman Community College become self-assured with a streetwise savvy that comes from actively engaging with the world. Welcoming men and women alike who are committed to gender equity and social change, the Women Resources Services engage topics such as civic engagement, domestic and/or gender violence, and sexual harassment education. Additional programming includes monthly luncheon support groups and Women Collective groups.