The Central Lakes College Office of Diversity, CLC Honors Program and Student Life, will host LGBT (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual and Transgender) Safe Space Program training for students, faculty and staff and community members. The training will be on Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Music Hall (E471), Brainerd campus. Heidi Aldes will again facilitate a number of sessions.
12-12:50 p.m. Open to all students (including Brainerd High School)
Designed for students interested in learning more about LGBT and ally definitions, stereotypes, heterosexual privilege, understanding anti-bullying legislation and building inclusive campus communities. Space will be limited to 80 students.
1:30-2:30 Open to community members
Designed for community members interested in learning more about LGBT and ally definitions, stereotypes, heterosexual privilege, building inclusive communities, and understanding anti-bullying legislation.
3-4:30 p.m. Open to staff and faculty
Designed for faculty and staff who are interested in being identified as a LGBT ally at CLC. This session will focus on: LGBT and ally definitions, stereotypes, heterosexual privilege, and their role in building an inclusive campus community.
After completing session one or two, participants will receive a “Safe Space” sign to display in their offices. These easily recognizable signs provide a brief explanation of their purpose. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance.