Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10 a.m. to noon

Course number: DIV241

Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services

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+ individuals
  • 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 process


Barbara Ying Center: 140 *

*This event occurs on multiple dates/times. This event takes place at this location on this date.

Event runs on multiple dates (select event date for details)

Date Location
January 31, 2018, 10 a.m. Barbara Ying Center: 140
February 23, 2018, noon Ferrell Commons: Live Oak Event Center
March 6, 2018, 1 p.m. Student Union 221: Student Union Garden Key Meeting Room
April 19, 2018, 3 p.m. Barbara Ying Center: 140


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