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Unformatted text preview: SAFE ZONE PROJECT Zabr ina Maultsby University of Houston-Downtown Adolescence Psychology HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE OF THESE STICKERS? WHAT DO THEY MEAN? DEFINITION OF SAFE ZONE A way to identify L GBT allies within a campus community and provide those allies, and the people who seek them out, with suppor t and infor mation No one universal Safe Zone program Each institution creates their own program and tailors it to their specific needs, exper ience, exper tise, and resources Goes by many names, Safe Space, Safe Harbor, Safe on Campus, Ally Suppor t Allies who chose to par ticipate in the program identify WHY SAFE ZONE 2001 The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force conducted a nation wide study of faculty, staff, students, administrators at US universities Those universities who agreed to par ticipate were some of the nations most gay fr iendly v 19% feared for safety because of Sexual Or ient ation or Gender I dentity v 29% had their ability to work or lear n inter fered with because of SO or GI PURPOSE OF A SAFE ZONE...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course BIOL 2308 taught by Professor Boxer during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

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