Safe Space
To identify and mobilize a network of people who are empathetic and knowledgeable about LGBT issues and concerns. The Safe Space brown bag will emphasize knowledge about campus and community resources as well as counseling/helping skills.
To provide evidence of LGBT support by displaying a sign as a visible symbol of personal commitment.
To reduce the fear of reprisal and discrimination of LGBT persons within the community.
What is safe space? Allies

What does it mean to be a member: Safe space objectives:
To display the Safe Space symbol .
To share information about University and community resources related to LGBT life.
To respect privacy and confidentiality.
To keep current on resources and continue to learn about LGBT issues.
As a participant in the Safe Space program, you are openly declaring support for LGBT individuals and their empowerment. You agree to publicly display the sticker provided and understand that your name and contact information will be published in various media and available to those who request it.
LGBT people may feel more free to speak openly with you so there is genuine communication.
People may turn to you for support or for information about LGBT issues, services, programs, and concerns.
You may never notice a difference when you interact with others, but you will know you are making a difference.
You will be making a contribution to the improvement of campus communities and lives of LGBT individuals.
"What may happen if I put a Safe Space sticker on my door?"
Safe Space is a program that strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
The goal of this program is to provide a more hospitable environment for LGBT people by establishing an identifiable network of allies who can provide support, information, and a safe haven to LGBT individuals within the University community
Goal of the safe space Program
Students, faculty, staff & administrators
Heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender CU community members who are informed about campus and community resources
People who are respectful of confidentiality
Those who are supportive of the right of all people to participate fully, equally, and openly in the life of this community without fear.
Who can participate in Safe Space Peer Counseling will be happening in the future