Diversity Initiatives

Welcome to the CSN Safe Zone website! The CSN Safe Zone Program is designed to promote a more welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment for members of the LGBTQ communities and to educate and promote understanding, appreciation and respect. It includes training, the formation of an ally program with identified Safe Zones throughout the college campuses, and information and resources available at various locations, including Safe Zone spaces, a Safe Zone web portal, and targeted events and activities.

College of Southern Nevada faculty and staff can register for future training classes by
visiting the Center for Academic & Professional Excellence (CAPE) website.

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Safe Zone Training Schedule

Safe Zone 101 – 4 hours

  • Introduction
  • About The Safe Space Program
  • What Is Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Current Statistics
  • LGBTQ Terminology
  • Key Moments in LGBTQ History
  • Supporting LGBTQ Students
  • Creating Safe and Inclusive Classrooms and Campuses

Safe Zone 102 – 4 hours

  • Learning Activities and Assessment
  • LGBTQ Student Scenarios
  • Questions and Evaluation
  • LGBTQ Student Panel