Northwestern University

Wed 2:00 PM

Safe Space Training: All

When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Where: Norris University Center, Big Ten Room, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Colleen Keefe   1.847.467.6200

Group: Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

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The Safe Space Ally Workshops are the LGBT Resource Center's initiative to educate people who support LGBTQ individuals within our campus and global community. The workshops are divided into two, two-hour sessions: Part I- Creating Affirming Spaces and Part II- Ally Development.

Unlike more visible under-represented groups, lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender, and queer identified (LGBTQ) persons cannot be readily identified. Likewise, there is no easy method of identifying persons supportive of LGBTQ people. The Safe Space Ally Workshop strives to provide a way for Allies, no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity, within the  Northwestern University community to prominently identify themselves. The program advances NU's goal of creating a campus community in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity and may participate holistically in the collegiate experience. Please consider this your invitation to participate.

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