The mission of Ally Training is to make Clemson University a more welcoming and inclusive place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning [LGBTQ] students, faculty, and staff. Ally Training aims to increase awareness and understanding of LGBTQ issues and to train allies to stand with, and advocate for, LGBTQ people.
Clemson's Safe Zone Program was created in 2003 in response to requests from students and staff who saw the need to create a more welcoming environment for LGBTQ people. Ally Training is an adaptation of Safe Zone programs common among colleges and universities across the country. A task force of students, staff, faculty and administrators was formed to develop a model for the Clemson community.
If you are interested in learning more about the LGBTQ community and how to better serve as an Ally, we invite you to register for Ally Training.
Ally Training workshops are offered throughout the year. To register, please follow the link below: