AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Safe Zone Training
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 03/2008
Chapter Touro University COM
Project Coordinator Mythri Sharma
Summary of project "Safe Zone training program aims to create a safer, more civil community for all individuals, particularly our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members. During this interactive training session, each participant will receive resource material relevant to coming out, ally development, and inclusive language. Following the training session, participants will be provided with an opportunity to receive a Safe Zone sticker indicating the participants’ willingness to create a safe and inclusive space for LGBT individuals."

Content area LGBT People in Medicine
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 2 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost About $100 (for food)
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Fliers, class announcements, school-wide email
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We held this seminar in the evening, so the turnout was lower than if it were to be held during lunchtime.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments GLBT Safe Zone Training programs are held across the nation. So you can find out if they're held in your city.