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CANCELLED: Husky Ally Safe Zone Training

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center @ Student Union 403

Today's session has been cancelled. Please consider the May 7th offering.

The 3-hour workshop offers a highly interactive learning experience about how to be an ally within and to UConn’s diverse community of gender identities, gender expressions and sexualities. This could include, but is not limited to lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, asexual, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, pansexual, two-spirit people. 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 optional Husky Ally decal is proudly displayed in the workplace, office, or residence hall room. The UConn Husky Safe Zone decal, 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.

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. Spring 2015 dates and times:

Tuesday February 17th @ 9:00am - 12 noon Friday, March 27th @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, April 21st @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, May 7th @ 9:00am - 12 noon

Trainings are held in the Rainbow Center, 403 Student Union Group/Staff Training

Husky 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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