Pride Time: Beyond the StickerTuesdays, 12:00 p.m. 9/23, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16. Open to allies of the Gothic Knight Ally Safe Zone Program for discussions and continuing education, as well as those interested in joining the program. Meetings held in GSU 318. Women Warrior: Survivor’s of Abuse Fridays, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 9/19, 10/3, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19. Women-only support group for students who are survivors of past and recent sexual & domestic violence. Meetings held in GSU 318. Gothic Knight Ally Safe Zone Training Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 9/19, 10/31, 11/21, 12/19 Students, staff and faculty have the opportunity to attend an interactive 3.5-hour training to learn how to creative a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for members of LGBTQ community. Locations vary. Red Zone: Consent is Sexy Friday, 9/26 at 12:00 p.m. Learn about NJCU’s definition of consent and how to engage in healthy sexual communication. Location: GSU 129. Day of Solidarity: Hands Up, Speak Out! Tuesday, 9/30 at 12:00 p.m. A safe space for students, staff and faculty to speak out on the myriad of injustices happening in our society at this time. Location: GSU 129. The Presence and Perception of Women in Social Media Wednesday, 10/29 at 12:30 p.m. Come out and share your viewpoint on this hot topic, and its impact on women and our society. Location: GSU 129. November: National Native American Heritage Month Two-Spirit People: Then and Now—Sex, Gender & Sexuality in Historical & Contemporary Native America Wednesday, 10/29 at 12:30 p.m. This program will examine the misrepresentation as well as traditions of Two-Spirit People—lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender Native peoples. Location: GSU 129. For more information, please contact the Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center for Equity & Diversity at (201)200-3189.
Have you noticed the rainbow pride stickers in various buildings throughout campus? These stickers convey a message of support, respect and affirmation to NJCU students, staff and faculty who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer (LGBTQ). The Gothic Knight Ally Safe Zone Program is working diligently to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for members of this community as well as everyone who visits this campus.
In the true spirit of diversity and community, would you consider joining our efforts? If so, you have the opportunity to attend a comprehensive three-hour interactive training to:
Our next training is scheduled for Friday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After the training, you will be able to proudly display your Gothic Knight Ally Sticker and join the host of NJCU community members who have already pledged to diligently cultivate a community of respect and inclusiveness at NJCU and beyond. All members of NJCU – students, staff and faculty – are eligible to sign-up and help build a stronger ally campus community. If you cannot attend the training on 9/15, and would like to attend a training on another date, please call (201)200-3189 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also sign up for future training:October 31st, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., GSU-129November 21st, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m, GSU-312December 19th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m, GSU-129
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