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Safe Zone Workshop

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

March 21 | 3-4:30 | Festival Conference Room 4

Register online for a spring 2014 workshop

  • Wednesday, February 19, 3:00PM - 4:30PM - Taylor Hall, Room 304
  • Thursday, February 20, 10:30AM - 12:00PM - Festival, Conference Room 2
  • Friday, March 21, 3:00PM-4:30PM - Festival, Conference Room 4

Safe Zone offers:

  • Individuals sign a "contract" for confidentiality purposes when they decide to become a participant in Safe Zone and they're given a Safe Zone sticker to place at their work station or on their door.
  • Currently there are over 300 participants consisting of faculty, staff, and students.

Members of the JMU community who participate in the Safe Zone Program: 

  1. Believe that our campus is enriched by the diversity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people.
  2. Are aware of the presence of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex students and colleagues and are willing to engage them in genuine dialogue and interaction.
  3. Are willing to discuss issues impacting gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people's lives in a nonjudgmental manner.
  4. Are willing to assist individuals in accessing support and information resources on campus and in the community.
  5. Pledge to maintain confidentiality.
  6. Comfortably use inclusive language, avoiding stereotyping, and do not assume gender binaries or heterosexuality.

Contact Jeremy Hawkins for more information.