The Blue Bench (formerly RAAP) is metropolitan Denver’s only comprehensive sexual assault prevention and support center. Since our founding in 1983 we’ve worked tirelessly to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community.

WE ARE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE.

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ISSUE ADVOCACY

We are raising awareness and driving change in the culture related to sexual assault.

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PREVENTION

We all play a role in preventing sexual assault, for ourselves and for each other.

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CARE

We’re here to help anyone in need of care and compassion on their journey toward healing.

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Sexual assault is a community issue that requires everyone’s involvement. Find out how you can get involved.

News & Events

May 9th Safety & Empowerment Skills for Women and Girls

 

Join us on May 9th, 10:00am-5:00pm

Auraria Campus
Tivoli Student Union Room 444
Denver, CO

$60/person
Open to the public for participants 13 years old and up

This class offers a safe environment for learning verbal and physical assertiveness and self-protection skills. Registration is required and space is limited, so sign up today!

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Colfax Marathon

 

 

Join Team Blue Bench in the Colfax Marathon Weekend of events on May 16th – 17th.  You may choose to participate in the 5K on Saturday, or the Urban 10 miler, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay or Marathon on Sunday.  As a charity partner, this is The Blue Bench’s foray into

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April Fundraiser – It’s No Joke

A fun filled evening of live entertainment by local artists Impromptu Musique, a fabulous silent auction and real conversation resulted in over $15,000 raised for The Blue Bench. Thanks to everyone who attended for a wonderful spring fundraising success!  

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