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Information and Training Dates

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CSUF’s Safe Space Program is an opportunity for faculty and staff to become more familiar with issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, as well as resources available to serve this community. Following completion of the two-part training program, faculty and staff will have a better understanding from the student perspective as well as existing research on LGBT community issues. All SafeSpace Allies will also receive a certificate of completion and Safe Space. Tuffy Decal to display in their offices.

SafeSpace: LGBT 101
This training provides participants with an introduction to the terminology, developmental process and certain cultural aspects of the LGBT community.  The session aims to help bring a basic level of awareness of LGBT issues related to our students. 

SafeSpace Ally Training
This training consists of 3 components: (1) a power point presentation that highlights the expectations of allies and focuses on the coming out process; (2) a student panel that explores the LGBT experience on campus, and (3) an opportunity for attendees to practice being allies.
To sign up, please RSVP via email to the ASI LGBT/Queer Resource Center at

Below is the Fall 2013 LGBT Safe Space schedule. All workshops will take place in the Titan Student Union.

LGBT 101 Ally Training
Date: Tuesday, September 17
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: Bradford AB
Presenter: Serena Cline
Date: Friday, September 20
Time: 10 am-12:noon
Location: Presidents Room
Presenter: Anthony Ragazzo
Date: Wednesday, October 9
Time: 11:00am – 12:30am
Location: Tuffree AB
Presenter: Serena Cline

Date: Tuesday, October 15th
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Gilman AB
Presenter: Dr. Beals

Date: Thursday, November 7
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: Tuffree AB
Presenter: Anthony Ragazzo Jr.
Date:    Monday, November 14th
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Ontiveros AB
Presenter: Nicole Calucag
Date: Friday, December 6
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm
Location: Gilman AB
Presenter: Anthony Ragazzo, Jr.
Date: Thursday, December 12
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Bradford AB
Presenter: Carmen Curiel