Become an ally by attending the Safe Zone/Ally Training

SafeZoneThe Alliance, Worden Social Work Organization and the Social Work 3333 Service-Learners are holding Safe Zone/Ally Training on March 29 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in Providence Hall, West Social Room.

Safe Zone/Ally Training is a daylong event that is comprised of different workshops that cover an array of topics that are related to advancing improvements amongst the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTQI) community, specifically for youth who are in the coming out and discovery process. It is useful for those who work with youth on a daily basis, including counselors, social workers, psychologists, school principals, teachers, family members, etc. The training also teaches participants how to be sensitive and proactive when combating homophobic/transphobic remarks. Overall, this training is meant to educate others how to create safe and supportive spaces for LGBTQI individuals.

The training is free to attend and includes a training manual, breakfast, lunch and an Ally badge.

To preregister for the event, those interested should send their name, email address and phone number to or call 210-434-6711, ext. 2502.