Thursday, April 27th from 11am-1pm in the Carolina Women’s Center - SAAM Self-Care Outreach for Survivors and Allies

Join the Gender Violence Services Coordinators for some self-care time during SAAM! Come hang out with the GVSCs and bring your snack-time appetite! There will be a variety of snacks available including make your own trail mix and yogurt parfait.

May 21: OCRCC Monthly Self-Care Workshop for Survivors, 2 pm - 4 pm

When: Every 3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 2-4pm
Where: OCRCC
Cost: Free

Each month focuses on a different tool for self-care or self-exploration to help you on your healing journey. The goal of these workshops is to provide an opportunity to learn and practice self-care skills together. Primary and secondary survivors of all genders are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required for each workshop. Space is limited. Please contact groups@ocrcc.org or 919-968-4647 for more info or to register.

May 21: Strength Collage

Join us for an uplifting craft activity. During this workshop participants will use magazines, paper, and other materials to create a collage representing their interpretation of strength. We’ll also have the chance to share our collages together and discuss. No previous art experience or expertise required. All materials will be provided.

Jun. 15: Safe Zone training for Faculty/Staff, 10 am - 2 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Jun. 25: OCRCC Monthly Self-Care Workshop for Survivors, 2 pm - 4 pm

When: Every 3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 2-4pm
Where: OCRCC
Cost: Free

Each month focuses on a different tool for self-care or self-exploration to help you on your healing journey. The goal of these workshops is to provide an opportunity to learn and practice self-care skills together. Primary and secondary survivors of all genders are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required for each workshop. Space is limited. Please contact groups@ocrcc.org or 919-968-4647 for more info or to register.

 

June 25: Woodburning

Burning designs, images, and words into wood can offer survivors another form of expression and coping. During this workshop, participants will receive instructions on how to use a woodburning iron. They will then be able to explore the tool themselves, and design and create their own project. All materials will be provided.

Aug. 15: Safe Zone training for Faculty/Staff, 10 am - 2 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Sept. 12: Safe Zone training, 1 pm - 5 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Sept. 27: Safe Zone training, 2 pm - 6 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Oct. 12: Safe Zone training, 10 am - 2 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Nov. 6: Safe Zone training, 1 pm - 5 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Nov. 14: Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression program is a symbol of this University’s efforts to increase awareness and acceptance of diverse communities with respect to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. The purpose of Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression  is to make the University community a safer and more supportive place for all UNC-CH students, faculty, and staff members by creating a network of allies who have basic knowledge about transgender and intersex communities.

Register here.

*We ask that people attend Safe Zone training prior to Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression.To register for Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression, please contact the LGBTQ Center at lgbtq@unc.edu or 919-843-5376.