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CANCELED: GPSA Building Allyship Series: Coming Out for Allyship with the LGBTQ+ Community

March 17, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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You are invited to join GPSA Diversity and International Students Committee and the First Generation and Low Income Graduate Student Organization (FiGLI), in collaboration with the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council, and CIRTL at Cornell,  for the third session of our Building Allyship Series – Coming Out for Allyship with the LGBTQ+ Community.   

This session will feature a moderated panel discussion on how allies can support people who identify with the LGBTQ+ community in academia. 

This session will provide us with an opportunity to understand the experiences of LGBTQ+ community members as they navigate academic spaces that often do not validate their identities and what they bring to the table. We will discuss what it means to be an ally to members of this community and how to build more inclusive cultures in our labs, classrooms, departments, and more. 

Interested in participating remotely? (Audio only) Please register to obtain Zoom access. 

We strive to make our events accessible to all community members.  Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should indicate needs in the registration form and contact al546@cornell.edu with any questions or concerns. We ask that requests be made at least one week in advance to help ensure they can be met. 

According to current Cornell University policy to support the health and well-being of our campus communities in the face of uncertainty about coronavirus/COVID-19, visitors who have been in an area significantly affected by coronavirus/COVID-19 (currently mainland China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, and Japan) within 14 days of the scheduled visit to Cornell are not allowed to visit campus and must change their plans.  If you have been in one of these areas within 14 days of your scheduled visit, please let us know immediately and we will cancel your in-person attendance.  We may be able to arrange provisions for you to attend virtually.

Cornell’s coronavirus/COVID-19 web page includes up to date information about campus policies in this regard.  Thank you for your compliance and flexibility in this time of increased attention to health concerns locally and globally.


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