Safe Zone Ally Training

3/27/17 (Mon) 10AM-12PM Colusa 100B


The Safe Zone program is a 2-hour introductory training that invites participants to learn about LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff. The session explores issues of sexual identity, gender identity, and gender expression.

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Questions? Contact HRSC Professional Development or call (530) 898-6433

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Safe Zone’s purpose is to make our campus a safer and freer environment for all members of our community. The session provides education about homophobia, transmisogyny, cis-and heterosexism with the goal of reducing fear, challenging unconscious bias, and creating a safe haven for individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer or Questioning, and Asexual (LGBTQ+).

Participants will be provided tools to encourage a welcoming and inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Individuals that attend the training are encouraged to be Safe Zone Allies.  Allies provide a safe haven, a listening ear, or open accessibility for the LGBTQ+ community who are in need of advice or services from that individual.  The Safe Zone program provides participants with training, information, and community resources to those who express interest in becoming a Safe Zone Ally.

Instructor(s): Tray Robinson (Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion) and Lindsay Briggs (Assistant Professor, Health and Community Services Department)

Audience: Campus faculty and staff interested in creating an inclusive environment for all members of our community. Students are also welcome.

Sponsor: Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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