A safe zone or a safe space is a place where all people feel safe, welcome, and included. It may be a room, a car, or an entire organization.
The Center’s Safe Zone Training aims to increase the awareness, knowledge, and skills for individuals and address the challenges that exist when one wants to advocate for their:
- LGBTQ peers
- family members
Creating safe zones is a proactive step that schools, agencies, and corporations can take to create welcoming, inclusive spaces so that all people are empowered to reach their full potential.
Safe Zone Training offered through The Center can be customized to meet the needs of any organization.
Our Safe Zone Training is a dynamic, interactive four-hour workshop that includes activities and discussion around:
- Inclusive and respectful language
- The process of coming out
- Understanding sexual orientation & gender identity/expression
- Taking action on our campuses and in our workplaces
- Where to go for help
- And much more!
- Safe Zone Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion.
Safe Zone Training can be customized to meet the needs of any organization and is free to the public and non-profits.
Call or email The Center for scheduling, rates for for-profit businesses/organizations, or other questions.
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