Loyola Marymount University's Campus Awareness Resource Education Services (LMU CARES) provides education to the campus community about resources, support and policies at the university regarding sexual and interpersonal misconduct and prevention.
Through the LMU CARES website or an LMU CARES workshop or program, the campus community can learn:
- What constitutes sexual and interpersonal misconduct
- What is consent?
- How to be an effective bystander and step in to help others
- What to do if you or a friend experience sexual or interpersonal misconduct
- What resources are available both on- and off-campus to support someone who has experienced misconduct
- What training events and programs are taking place to continue to bring awareness to and encourage the prevention of sexual and interpersonal misconduct at LMU
Contact LMU CARES
Please contact LMU CARES for more information on programming and training in the areas of healthy relationships, consent, bystander intervention and sexual assault prevention.
Office: Malone Student Center 403
Phone: (310) 258-4381
LMU CARES Staff
Briana Maturi serves as the Director of LMU CARES at Loyola Marymount University, a position she has held since July 2013. In that role, she has created a campus-wide campaign regarding and developed curriculum on sexual misconduct prevention, consent education, bystander intervention, alcohol consumption and intercultural dialogue. In these four years, she has facilitated over 250 workshop on these topics and advised numerous other institutions on developing their own education. She also oversees Sorority & Fraternity Life and serves as an advocate for sexual misconduct victims on campus. In addition, Ms. Maturi serves as an instructor in the Ignatian Leadership Institute and the advisor for ASLMU elections. She has previous worked in residence life positions at various institutions and served as an executive board member of the Western Association of College University Housing Officers (WACUHO). Briana is a member of NASPA, the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA) and the Association of Fraternity|Sorority Advisors (AFA). She earned her M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from The Ohio State University and her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland. Briana is originally from the Jersey Shore, but now enjoys the life in Hermosa Beach.
Phone: (310) 258-8628
Kiera Jacob serves as the Program Coordinator for LMU CARES. Kiera is a proud graduate of LMU, class of 2015, and became a full-time staff member at LMU in October 2016. After graduating, Kiera worked in Europe and loves to be a resource for students interested in pursuing cultural excursions after college. Before becoming a lion, Ms. Jacob lived in a small town outside of Yosemite National Park.
Phone: (310) 258-4381