Safe Zones & Supportive Local Establishments
Pride Safe Zones are designated areas or spaces where people who identify as LGBTQ+ can feel safe and accepted. These zones are often found in schools, workplaces, and public spaces, and the purpose is to promote a sense of belonging and inclusion for LGBTQ+ individuals.
Pride Safe Zones typically have visible markers, such as posters or stickers, to signal that they are a safe space. In these areas, people can express their gender identity or sexuality without fear of discrimination or harassment.
Pride Safe Zones can be especially helpful for LGBTQ+ youth who may not have supportive families or communities. Knowing that there are safe spaces where they can be themselves can make a significant difference in their mental health and overall well-being.
Creating Pride Safe Zones is a positive step towards creating a more inclusive and accepting society for LGBTQ+ individuals.
We are an inclusive fun-loving and playful community that is spiritual – not religious, serious about our spiritual growth, agents of change – we care about one another, our local community, and the world around us, and are here to assist you on your journey to creating a magnificent life.
781 South 2nd Avenue, Yuma, AZ, 85364 USA
One n Ten is a youth program that provides support and resources to LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) youth between the ages of 11 and 24. The program aims to provide a safe and nurturing environment for young people who may be struggling with issues related to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
One n Ten provides a range of services, including counselling, mentorship, social activities and advocacy. The program also offers education and outreach services to help raise awareness about LGBTQ+ issues and promote acceptance and understanding.By providing a supportive community and resources, One n Ten helps young people build self-confidence, develop positive relationships and gain the skills they need to become happy, healthy and thriving adults. For LGBTQ+ youth who may feel isolated or misunderstood, One n Ten is a lifeline that can help them find their place in the world and reach their full potential.
Creating safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community has always been an issue. While cities and towns may have gay clubs and bars, they might not always be the safest or welcoming spaces for the community. To address this, citizens can take it upon themselves to come together and establish safe spaces that cater to the specific needs of the community.
These safe spaces can be created through various means, including forming community groups, setting up support networks, and organizing events that foster a sense of belonging. Additionally, creating informed and inclusive spaces in public areas can also play a crucial role in creating a safer environment for the LGBTQ+ community.
Empowering citizens to curate safe spaces can help in overcoming societal prejudices and discrimination towards the LGBTQ+ community. These initiatives can create a ripple effect of social change in communities, establishing a more equitable society for all.
At Damascus Road Yuma, we Love God. We believe worship is not just found in prayer, it’s something expressed in everything we do. Our philosophy is deeply rooted in the Holy Scriptures, life’s only guidebook. Come and join us to experience God’s grace for yourself. There’s a special place for you. Come find some old friends and make some new ones.
2363 S Kennedy Ln #6, Yuma, AZ 85365
The mission of Veteran Services is to successfully transition and integrate student veterans into higher education. Our goal is to provide student veterans with the superior services and support they deserve, while bringing campus-wide awareness of military and veteran culture. Veteran Services collaborates with community veteran organizations to form innovative partnerships to enhance educational and career opportunities for our student veterans.
Location – 3C Top Floor
What is Safe Zone?
Safe Zone is a nation-wide program committed to assisting colleges and universities in creating a safer, more welcoming, and inclusive environment for individuals who identify as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community.
By attending a training to become a Safe Zone Ally, you are indicating to the campus community that you will be a source of support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty on our campus. In addition, by affiliating with Safe Zone, you will be identifying yourself as an individual who is available to the campus community to talk about their concerns, whether they are of acknowledged LGBTQ+ community members, or those questioning their sexuality or gender identity/expression, or concerns of allies.