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An ALLY is a visible member of the Riverside Community College District community (staff, faculty or students) who is willing to provide a safe haven and an empathetic ear to anyone concerned with sexual orientation or gender identity issues.
The Savvy Ally by The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities. It is chock full of practical and useful tools for LGBTQ+ advocacy, including: -Current and relevant information on identities and LGBTQ+ language -Tips for what to say and what not to say when someone comes out to you -LGBTQ+ etiquette and techniques for respectful conversations -Common bloopers to avoid -Tools for effectively navigating difficult conversations -Suggestions for addressing common questions and concerns -Actions for creating more LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces -Recommendations for self-care and sustainable allyship This book will be useful for teachers, counselors, social workers, nurses, medical technicians, and college professors, as well as parents who want to be supportive of their LGBTQ+ child, but don't know how. This is not a book about why to be an ally. This is a book about how to be an ally. The goal of The Savvy Ally is to create more confident, active allies who are effective advocates for change. This informative, entertaining, and supportive guidebook will surely jump-start even the most tentative ally.
Call Number: HQ73.3.U6 G35 2020
Publication Date: 2020
Unity Zone is a center that supports the LGBTQ+ and undocumented student populations. Students gather in the Unity Zone to support one another academically and emotionally in a safe space. Norco College staff serve as mentors and provide students with educational advice and referrals to campus and community services.
“A place where we can dream, love, unite, and be proud of who we are."
Hours & Location
- Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Located in the Center for Student Success (CSS), 2nd Floor, Room 216