Pitt-Bradford students, faculty, and staff are working hard to raise
awareness and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
members in the community.
On Thursday, Feb. 13, all members
of Pitt-Bradford and the Bradford community are welcome to attend Safe Zone
LGBT Training that will be held in the Mukaiyama University Room of the
Frame-Westerberg Commons. There is no charge for the event.
The event will be held from 6 to 8
Safe Zone LGBT Training is a
two-hour interactive program at which people can learn about issues in the LGBT
community. Individuals will learn about homophobia, hate and oppression based
on sexual orientation, and more. After completing the training, participants
may display the Safe Zone symbol to show that they are an active and visible
ally, and are supportive, understanding, and empathetic of members of the LGBT
“Safe Zone training provides
awareness. It encourages people to react in a positive, respectful and
empathetic way,” said Raymond Geary, executive director of the Division of Continuing
Education and Regional Development
Instructors are Dr.
Ron Binder, associate dean of student affairs; Lori Mazza, director of
athletics and recreational sports; and Dr. Helma de Vries-Jordan, assistant
professor of political science.
information contact the Division of Continuing Education and Regional
Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (814) 362- 5078.