The Safe Zone Allies Program educates members of the College community about lesbian,
gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues to create a network of allies who,
together with members of the LGBT community, work to create a community of safety
and full inclusion for all its members.
The Office of Student Life and the Office of the Chaplain offers workshops for faculty,
staff, and student leaders designed to help them become more sensitive and informed
allies for the LGBT community. At the completion of the workshop, participants will
be offered the opportunity to sign a pledge agreeing to advance the Safe Zone mission
and may receive a Safe Zone sticker to place in their workplace or where they live
on campus, or a Safe Zone button, perfect for a jacket or backpack. Also, faculty,staff
and student leaders may engage in advanced training and become certified to train
others to be Safe Zone Allies.
The display of the Safe Zone sticker or button means that the owner has attended
a Safe Zone workshop and signed an agreement to be supportive and affirming of the
LGBT community. It does not mean that the owner identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual
or transgender, nor should it be inferred that those without Safe Zone stickers
The Office of Student Life and the Office of the Chaplain offer two levels of Safe
A list of campus allies will be provided here in the Fall of 2012 after the first
Level 1 Training. For more information and assistance, please contact the Office
of Student Life at firstname.lastname@example.org
or the Office of the Chaplain at email@example.com.
You may also reach us by phone at 804-752-7318.