The goal of The University of Montana Allies Program is to actively promote a campus environment that is inclusive and supportive of all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. In addition to designing activities that foster a campus climate of inclusivity and awareness, the UM Allies Program also seeks to establish safe spaces for individuals who experience isolation, discrimination, threats, or intimidation in the campus community. These goals will be accomplished through high visibility of the program, a training component that provides staff, faculty, students, and the administration with tools to support and respond to the needs of LGBT individuals, and the commitment of LGBT allies to the project.
The Allies program will advertise and recruit individuals interested in enhancing the sensitivity and inclusiveness of the campus with regards to LGBT issues and concerns. Program participants will undergo training to enhance their awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of sexual minority individuals. The Allies Program will provide two 2-hour trainings per year, at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters.
Monday, October 11 (National Coming Out Day)
9:30am - 12:00pm
To register, please contact Aubrey at firstname.lastname@example.org
For a list of campus and off-campus resources, please download the UM Allies Resources List.