With such a diverse campus and world, multicultural competency and advocacy are key skills to create a strong, united community.
Safe Zone Training
The mission of the UNLV Safe Zone Training Program is to educate and empower members of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas community about issues related to the LGBTQ+ community in order to develop allies who will promote an equitable and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ identified people. The UNLV Safe Zone Training Program consist of 3 parts in which participants will develop an awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ terminology, deepen understanding of intersectionality within the LGBTQ+ community, and develop knowledge around using action towards becoming an ALLY for the LGBTQ+ community. Safe Zone Trainings are pre-set and require individuals to sign up. Special training sessions cannot be requested for groups or departments.
DIY Workshops are aimed at empowering the UNLV community to initiate conversations around inclusion and social justice in their classrooms, organizations and offices. No matter what your level of understanding or ability to facilitate a conversation, the following are tools to help you.
Aimed specifically for UNLV undergraduate and graduate students, we can work with you to provide a workshop that meets your student group or student employees’ needs. Workshops can be developed around a variety of topics and levels including: