Cori’s time at DCAC began with an internship with both the Treatment and Community Outreach teams in 2020. They officially joined the Rapid Response Team in September of 2021 as a Family Advocate before transitioning into their current position as a Forensic Interviewer. Cori moved from Minneapolis to Colorado in 2016 before graduating with a degree in Psychology from the University of Denver. During college, they were an active member of the Social Justice LLC on campus, a research assistant in a social detection lab with an emphasis on implications for social inequality and discrimination, and they spent time as a volunteer at The Gathering Place and the Eating Disorder Foundation where they connected clients to wellness services within the community. Prior to joining DCAC, Cori had over five years of experience as a childcare professional working with infants and children across Denver and teaching Spanish to children in Colorado. They also taught English and studied Spanish during their time as an Au Pair in Spain in order to better serve the Spanish-speaking population of Denver. Cori’s education and career continue to be led by a passion for exploring the intersections of human development, trauma, criminology, and social justice.