• Safe Zone Training

    The basic Safe Zone training is offered once per semester. The fall training is scheduled for Friday, October 14, 2016, 1:00–5:00 p.m., at 80 Fifth Avenue, room 529.

    This training familiarizes participants with the aims and goals of the university's Safe Zone program. Topics covered include:

    • Common experiences of the LGBTQIAGNC population
    • Commonly used LGBTQIAGNC terms
    • Stereotypes commonly associated with the LGBTQIAGNC population
    • Heterocentrism, heterosexism, cissexism, transphobia, and homophobia
    • The sharing of multiple identities
    • On-campus resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    • External and Web-based resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    • The role of a person trained in Safe Zone
    • Intersectionality and how our multiple identities interact with power and privilege
    • Ways for non-LGBTQIAGNC-identified people to further their development as allies

    To participate or obtain more information, email safezone@newschool.edu.