LGBT Resource Center

Vision Statement
“Celebrating the fullness of who you are, where you are.”
 
Mission Statement
“Cultivating a welcoming and safe environment for the LGBT community, their family, friends and allies through access learning and support.”

 Goals and Outcomes

  1. To provide educational opportunities that enhance the academic, personal and professional growth of our LGBT community, their family, friends and allies to improve understanding and support through community building.
    • Workshops
    • Trainings
    • Speakers Bureau
    • Social Activities
    • Events
    • Celebrations
      • Examples of these opportunities include but are not limited to: PRIDE Parade, Black and White Ball, National Day of Silence/Night of Noise, National Coming Out Day, Safe Zone Training, Matthew Shepard Remembrance, Block Party, Transgender Education Awareness Month, Ally Programs
 
  1. To develop collaborative opportunities that integrate services and resources on and off campus that support student success.
    • Providing connections for on and off campus resources
    • Integrating resources and services between the campus and community
    • Developing a LGBT Advisory Council
    • Connecting with local high school GSA’s for support and student retention
    • Partnering with the Center for Community Engaged Learning
 
  1. To enhance the “welcomeness,” inclusion and safety of the campus for the LGBT community, their family, friends and allies.
    • Safe Zone Training
    • Mental, physical, emotional, spiritual support and referral
    • Judgment free zone
    • Multiple access points in the new Center as well as the LGBT Lounge
 
  1. To develop and cultivate the ally community both on and off campus.
    • Create an Advisory Council that includes campus and community members
    • Supportive of PFLAG/Mormons Building Bridges/OUTreach, etc.
 
  1. To activate and engage in the continual improvement of the LGBT Resource Center programs and services
    • Annual needs assessment of students, faculty and staff
    • Ongoing evaluation of programs and services for effectiveness every three years

For more information contact: 

Jayson Stokes, M.Ed.
Coordinator
LGBT Resource Center
jaysonstokes@weber.edu
801-626-7271