Campus Scene: Safety training launched

Carolinas News Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campus Pride has announced that it has begun offering Safe Space, a new online training course.

The program is available for college and university staff. Objectives of the training include: explanation of the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity; definition of terminology used to describe sexual orientation and gender identity; identification of ways to create an inclusive classroom and campus space for LGBTQ students; identification of key moments in the LGBTQ civil rights movement.

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Email greg@campuspride.org to register.

Campus Pride’s national Safe Space Program prepares college and university faculty, staff and administrators to create a safe and inclusive campus for LGBTQ students. Two-day Safe Space Train the Trainer and two- and four-hour Safe Space trainings are also available for on-campus visits. Call 888-537-4463, ext. 2 to learn more.

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info: campuspride.org.

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