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Safe Space Ally Program

The St. Norbert College Safe Space Ally program is a network of faculty, staff and students, who are committed to providing support to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer) students on campus.

What the Safe Space Ally program Offers 

  • Formal training on key concepts and terminology
  • The opportunity to increase awareness and understanding around the experiences LGBTQ individuals
  • Guidance on how to serve as a source of support
  • Encouragement to partake in additional training, self-evaluation of biases, attend LGBTQ events, speak up to support equality and fight discrimination
  • The creation of a network of Safe Space Allies (students, faculty and staff) across campus

How Do I Find a Safe Space Ally?

  • Look for an 'I AM AN ALLY' sign. They will be DARK GREEN for (2023-24). These signify the person has completed the required Safe Space training and has agreed to be an ally. 
  • View the online Ally Roster 

More About the Training 

  • These trainings are open to anyone, regardless of whether you choose to serve as an Ally or not.
  • Both Safe Space 1.0 LGBTQ Allyship Workshop and Safe Space 2.0 trainings are required to serve as an Ally. 
  • Training opportunities are available each semester, and likely in the summer as well.

Upcoming Safe Space Ally Training
Sign up for an upcoming Safe Space workshop/training opportunity. These are available to students, faculty and staff.   
Safe Space 1.0 Options

  • Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024
  • Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Safe Space 2.0 Options

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Register here for any of the sessions

Email christine.gill@snc.edu or call 920-403-3039 for more information, or to be notified when future training sessions become available. 

More Resources
Online resources, such as this guide, are available on allyship which can support you in your efforts to serve as as a support to our LGBTQ+ population. Find more resources here.

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