The Safe Space Program seeks to create a safer and more inclusive campus environment for all members of the campus community by reducing heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia. Through the training program and the display of Safe Space placards & buttons the program creates a visible and supportive network of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally members of the campus community who ...more
Through this workshop, you will develop a better understanding of your own multiple identities, explore personal experiences you have had with privilege and oppression, and critically evaluate how we are socialized to adopt beliefs that maintain harmful attitudes and behaviors in U.S. society. Join us to learn what you can do to break negative patterns of socialization and learn strategies to ...more
The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
The Trans 101 training will provide faculty, staff, and students with information and tools to work with transgender people including a review of gender/gender identity/gender expression, an overview of current issues facing the trans community, and effective ally behaviors.
Paving the Way: Working with First-Generation College Students
Mary Graydon Conference Room 203
Being first in the family to attend college can present itself as a challenging experience. This workshop will provide an overview of common challenges facing first-generation college students. When the lack of support or tools to help navigate the journey is not present, it can be even more challenging. Participants will increase their awareness of this growing population at AU and receive ...more