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Multicultural Center: Safe Zone Workshops

10:00am - 3:00pm CST October 4, 2013 CDT

Nasworthy Suite (Rooms 203-204), Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont

Join the Multicultural Center for a day of Safe Zone workshops.

Safe Zone programs develop, enhance and maintain environments that are culturally competent and supportive to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals, as well as those who care about diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Dr. Amanda Wheeler and colleagues of Texas Tech University will be leading the workshop. Dr. Wheeler received her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Texas Tech University in 2011 and her professional interest focuses on gender identity and sexual orientation-related issues, sexual matters, group therapy, grief and loss, and mindfulness in therapy.

Breakfast refreshments will be served. No RSVP necessary.

Session 1
10 a.m.

-Terminology

-Star Exercise

-What does it mean to be an Ally?

-An Introduction to Heterosexual Privilege / Stand-Up Exercise

-Oppression and the Needs of GLBTQ Students 

 

Session 2
1-3 p.m.

-Transgender Visualization

-Scenarios for Potential Allies Opportunities 

-Resources for Allies and GLBTQ community

-Options for Displaying Ally Sign /Questions & Concerns about being a TTU Ally/Ideas for Creating Change

-Wrap-up/Evaluations

 

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ASU Multicultural Center
325-942-2729 

31.441091; -100.46645