LGBT Center to host Safe Zone Workshops July 24

Safe Zone flierThe Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center will host two Safe Zone workshops Thursday, July 24. The sessions are open to the entire campus community, including staff, faculty and students.

The first session is from 9 a.m. to noon, and the second is from 1 to 4 p.m. Both sessions will be in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences building, room 320 B/C.

Participants are required to attend one session to become a Safe Zone member.

Those wishing to participate in the workshops can RSVP by emailing to indicate which session they will attend and whether they are a student, staff or faculty member.

The Safe Zone Program is a network of volunteers committed to creating a community of respect and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students, staff and faculty. Safe Zone makes it possible to easily identify individuals dedicated to an environment where all are free to thrive academically, professionally and personally.

Customized Safe Zone workshops are also available to departments or groups. Contact Liz Roccoforte, director of the LGBT Center, at for more information.

More information about the workshops is available at