Safe Zone Series: Advocates

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10 a.m. to noon

The Safe Zone Advocates training is the second in the series and was created to further individual knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues. The training is geared toward helping attendees explore, identify, and expose cultural biases and acquire skills necessary for advocating for marginalized populations.

Participants who complete both trainings (LGBTQ+ 101 and Safe Zone Advocates) are designated as Safe Zone Advocates and can be identified by a Safe Zone placard.

Training Objectives:
* Increase insight into personal and cultural biases
* Increase awareness of the impact these biases have on interactions
with LGBTQ+ individuals
* Increase comfort in addressing systemic oppressions that affect
LGBTQ+ individuals
* Increase ability to identify micro-aggressions that impact LGBTQ+
* Increase comfort in discussing power, privilege, and oppression
* Acquire skills and knowledge to increase ability to advocate
* Increase understanding that being an ally is an ongoing and active

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