Summer 2013 Ally Training
Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:00 P.M.Once per semester, the Women's Center and the LEEP committee hosts a SAFE ZONE Ally Training. The training for the summer semester will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013, at 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M, in the Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602).
Please register for the event on or before Friday, June 21, 2013. To do so, please email Narcely Ruiz.
For more information on the event, please click the flyer on the left to see a larger version.
Education, Engagement & Programming
The LEEP (LGBTQ Education, Engagement & Programming) Initiative exists to advance the mission of UT Dallas by nurturing a safe and inclusive environment that values and celebrates the sexual orientation and gender identity/expression of students, staff and faculty. The mission is accomplished through programming, educational workshops/training, and activities that promote the exchange of ideas and greater understanding of LGBTQ issues, promote workplace equity and facilitate educational growth in a climate of mutual respect. LEEP supports LGBTQ students, staff and faculty by:
SAFE ZONE is a national concept in which safe spaces are identified and marked with a symbol unique to each campus. By displaying the SAFE ZONE logo on a department door, office or desk, Allies show that they value a diverse campus community, are willing to foster a safe place for others, and are committed to offer support, resources, and guidance.
You can become a SAFE ZONE Ally by attending Ally Training. Ally Training provides a venue for LGBTQ people, Allies and participants to express concerns, ask questions, and learn about issues affecting the LGBTQ campus and surrounding community. After completion of the training, participants will receive a certificate, SAFE ZONE logo, resources, and will be equipped with the tools necessary to: