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Fall 2016 Safe Zone Ally Training

Safe Zone is offering Ally Training again!  Training is being offered on two dates: Friday, October 28th (1-3:30 PM) and Friday, November 4th (9-11:30 AM).  The goal of training is to provide attendees skills and understanding for supporting the LGBT community.  You must pre-register to attend this training.  Space is limited, so sign up now!  Register at

Safe Zone Training Requests

We are able to offer additional training sessions for our general ally training as well as more in-depth training around specialized topics. If you would like to request Safe Zone Training outside of our normal fall and spring semester training dates please submit a Safe Zone Training Request Form.

We will do everything possible to accommodate all requests. Please keep in mind that we have a limited number of volunteer facilitators.

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Marie Klopfenstein at

Goals of Safe Zone Training

To develop:

  • Listening and helping skills
  • Inclusive habits in the classroom, the office, and on larger scales
  • A common base of understanding with respect to the LGBT community

To provide information regarding:

  • Terms regarding sexual orientation and gender identity
  • The complexity of sexuality
  • Campus and community contacts
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