Youth Protection and Programming

To support USC’s commitment to providing safe environments for minors, the Office of Youth Protection and Programming oversees and promotes compliance with the university’s youth protection policies and applicable child protection laws, and also serves as a centralized resource for all who engage with minors at the university through collaboration, guidance, and support.

Visit the Office of Youth Protection and Programming to learn more about the office, as well as:

  • Procedures for reporting child abuse or neglect
  • Requirements for administering programs, activities or events involving minors
  • Training opportunities, resources, and tools to promote youth protection

The Office of Youth Protection and Programming

Gabe Gates
Associate Vice President, Clery and Youth Protection Compliance
gg_795@usc.edu

Carissa Coons
Director of Youth Protection and Programming
ccoons@usc.edu