The Safe Space training provides a curriculum that raises awareness of issues; establishes a common knowledge of identity development and support resources; and supports engaged members of the community in their daily work to create equity on and off campus.
After the Training, attendees will:
- Be able to describe the climate for the LGBTQ community (campus, local and national)
- Be able to identify individual perceptions and biases around issues of sex, sexual identity, and gender identity
- Be able to differentiate the terms sex, gender, sexual identity, and gender expression
- Be able to list current campus, local and national laws and policies that impact LGBTQ communities
- Be able to identify resources for LGBTQ individuals on campus and in the community
- Be able to identify resources for continuing education related to LGBTQ issues
- Be able to articulate one’s abilities to improve campus climate for LGBTQ people
- Be able to describe ways to create inclusive work and living environments
About the Trainers
Safe Space trainers represent departments and divisions across Kennesaw State University's campus. Trainers are allies of and / or members of the LGBTQ community who are dedicated to the mission of the Safe Space Program, and hope to create a comfortable and inclusive environment for all campus constituencies.
- Dani Alexander, Coordinator of Cultural and Community Centers
- Jessica Duvall, Assistant Director of Cultural and Community Centers