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Husky Ally Safe Zone Training

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
9:00am – 12:00pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center @ Student Union 403

The UConn Safe Zone symbol, a Husky Ally sticker, identifies one who has chosen a life-long journey to be educated about sexual orientation and gender identity/expression, and has information about local and national resources.The 3-hour workshop offers a highly interactive learning experience about being an ally within and to the lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, genderqueer, pansexual, two-spirited campus community. All sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions are needed to build a stronger ally campus community. Participants will find information applicable to their family and other valuable communities. After training, the Husky Ally sticker is proudly displayed in the workplace, office, or residence hall room. Continuing education opportunities will be provided to these Husky Allies. All members of the UConn community are encouraged to attend: faculty, staff and students.If interested as an individual, please e-mail your name, net id and preferred training date to huskyally@uconn.edu. In order to preserve a quality educational experience for attendees, pre-registration is required. Fall 2014 dates and times:

Wednesday September 24th @ 9:00am - 12 noon Monday, October 13th @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, November 11th @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, December 11th @ 9:00am - 12 noon

Trainings are held in the Rainbow Center, 403 Student Union Group/Staff TrainingHusky Ally training is available outside of the Safe Zone program. In the future, there will be workshops on Advance Ally/Advocacy and best practices related to gender identity/expression. Also, if you would like staff/group training on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, a workshop can be designed and facilitated. To schedule group/staff training, please contact fleurette.king@uconn.edu with the number of people, date, time allotment, and location. We will do our best to accommodate your group.

Contact:

huskyally@uconn.edu

Rainbow Center (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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