Safe Zone

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Safe Zone Friend and Safe Zone Advocate sessions are available for all CWRU-affiliated organizations and individuals.

Sign up for Safe Zone if you a) want up-to-date info on support resources for LGBTQ communities at CWRU+, b) are new to CWRU or c) haven't taken a Safe Zone workshop in the last two years. 

Safe Zone Friend

Learn more about campus resources, lesbian gay bisexual transgender (LGBTQ+) identity terms & ways to support.

The next open Safe Zone Friend for students, staff, and faculty will be held on Thursday, November 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center, First Floor Conference Room. Register at the following link:

Safe Zone Advocate

Building upon learnings from Friend, Safe Zone Advocate will explore how unconscious bias and microaggressions may create unsafe spaces for LGBTQ+ people and engage with scenarios to learn to respond to interpersonal bias.

The next open Safe Zone Advocate will be offered on Wednesday, October 30, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m in the Tinkham Veale University Center, Second Floor Conference Room. Register at the following link:

Group Safe Zone Requests

Request a Safe Zone session for your student organization or department. As you make a request, please choose dates at least 4 weeks in advance to accommodate scheduling. Group coordinators are responsible for room reservations and taking RSVPs for the group. To request a Safe Zone for a CWRU-affiliated group, use this Google form.

Please contact AmariYah Israel,, to request a Safe Zone Friend with your group from CIA, CIM, or another community organization.