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Safe Zone orientation session, February 22

Safe Zone provides students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to create safe spaces on campus that are highly visible and easily identifiable to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) persons.

During the two-hour Safe Zone orientation session, participants learn introductory LGBTQ+ vocabulary and concepts, engage in a mock coming-out exercise, practice ally skills, and receive resources. After the orientation session, participants have the opportunity to sign a Safe Zone Member Agreement that affirms their intention to serve as an ally to LGBTQ+ persons on campus. Participants are not required to sign the Member Agreement; they may attend only to increase their personal knowledge and awareness.

All spring 2019 sessions are on Fridays from 10 a.m.–noon in 314 Student Services Building. Sessions will be held:

  • February 22
  • March 29
  • April 26
  • May 17

Sign up for a Safe Zone Orientation session.

For additional information, visit the Diversity Advocacy website.

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