Safe Zone is a Missouri State program designed to help identify students, staff, faculty, and community members who are supportive of the LGBTQ+ community. This 2 hour long training takes participants through self-reflection activities, some basic vocabulary, and general issues facing the LGBTQ+ community in order to foster a more compassionate and empathetic campus community. Safe Zone is open to Missouri State students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners who are interested in better supporting LGBTQ+ identified students.
Fall 2017 trainings dates are below:
October 6th, 1pm-3pm (part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month)
October 20th, 1pm-3pm (part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month)
December 1st, 1pm-3pm
Locations and registration links will be updated once confirmed.
Individual offices can request a Safe Zone specifically for their office. Please contact Matt Banks Coordinator for Multicultural Programs and LGBT Student Services, to schedule a Safe Zone. Please allow 3 weeks notice for training.
Please contact the LGBTQ+ Resource Center with general questions.