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Ally 1 trainings: Ally 1 training focuses on providing fundamental skills and knowledge through review of terminology, activities, and discussions with the intent of gaining basic skills so you can support the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, ally and asexual community. RSVP: safezone@wou.edu

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:00pm- 7:00pm Calapooia Room

Ally 2 trainings: (If you haven't been previously trained Ally 1 training is required) Advance Ally 2 training focuses on exploring the challenges and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, ally and asexual people and the community with the intent of providing skills for lifelong allyship.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
7:00pm- 9:30pm
Santiam Room

Train-The-Trainer: WOU Safe Zone Committee offers an 10-hour training open to all members of the WOU community. Participants that complete this training are eligible to be a facilitator. Food will be provided both days!! RSVP is required safezone@wou.edu. Completing both dates below is required.

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Ally Training Curriculum & Workshops

The Safe Zone training is a 120-150 minute program that is tailored to meet the needs of the participants, but also offers a core set of values and information. We organize the training into modules that the facilitators can use to address the group with. If you have specific feedback about any training session or module, contact your facilitator or e-mail us at safezone@wou.edu.

Want to plan an Ally Training for you group or club?

The WOU Safe Zone Committee can come to your organization and provide Safe Zone Ally training! We want more information from you so that we can tailor the program to meet your needs. Fill out our online intake form and the Safe Zone Committee will work with planning an event for you!

Safe Zone Intake Form - click HERE

If you are interested in LGBTQ training that doesn't involve becoming an Ally, the Safe Zone Committee provides one-hour trainings on topics such as Coming Out As A College Student, the Power of Language, Trans* Identities and Lives, Hate Crimes, and many others. Watch for our Lunch & Learn series.

Training Materials

Here are the links to resources and training materials created and adapted by the WOU Safe Zone trainers:

**The information below will help with facilitation before and during the training:**

Ally 1 Training    Ally 2 Training   

**Warm-Up Activity

**Setting the Stage

**Just the Facts

**Paying the Price

**Creating Change/Taking Action

**Facilitator Documents

Contact Us

You can reach anyone on the committee by contacting the Safe Zone committee at: safezone@wou.edu.


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