Harper College is dedicated to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students and employees who identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Provides a safe, supportive, comfortable and educational atmosphere in which students can discover what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning or allied and how the LGBTQIA+ community is received by society.
Meetings are held Mondays and Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm in D-174
LGBQTIA and Allies welcome.
Staff, Administrators, and Faculty for Equality at Harper College
SAFE @ Harper works to provide leadership on aspects of College life from an LGBTQIA+ employee perspective and to help create a more welcoming and inclusive environment for full participation in teaching and service by all employees, regardless of employee group, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
For more information, contact SAFE@harpercollege.edu
Harper College is offering workshops to engage colleagues in conversations around concepts such as inclusive/exclusive behaviors, bias, privilege, and unintended impacts of our communication styles, to name a few.
Part 1 is the introductory session which is required to attend the Part 2 session (4 hours)
Please join your colleagues in creating a campus climate that recognizes differences and -respects all members of our community. Space is limited so save your seat today.
For more information, contact Diversity and Inclusion, 847-925-6767, W329 at firstname.lastname@example.org
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681, et seq., and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F. R. Part 106 is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded program or activity. In compliance with Title IX, William Rainey Harper College prohibits sex discrimination, inclusive of sexual harassment and sexual assault, towards any person regardless of sex, gender, or gender identity.
- Harper College Transgender Information
- Human Rights Campaign Transgender Resources
- GLAAD Tips for Allies of Transgender People
- National Center for Transgender Equality https://transequality.org/
- University of Wisconsin-Madison's Gender Pronouns Guide
- Campus Pride's Best Practices to Support Transgender Students
- Transgender Map: Website about gender identity, gender expression and how to make a gender transition.
Harper College offers gender-neutral bathrooms that are accessible by all genders in the following locations:
- Building C: C110 and C229
- Building H: H131
- Building P: P136B and P219B
- Building D: D147 and D247
- Building F: F167 and F254
- Building M: M1103RR and M2303RR
- Trevor Project
- Howard Brown Broadway Youth Center
- National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
- Gender Spectrum
650 E. Algonquin Rd, Suite 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Countryside Unitarian Church
1025 N Smith St.
Palatine, IL 60067
- Trevor Lifeline (LGBtQIA Youth Bullying Prevention): 1-866-488-7386
- Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
- LGBTQ Violence Resource Hotline: 1-773-871-CARE
- Desi LGBTQ Helpline for South Asians: 1-908-367-3374
- LGBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
- Planned Parenthood Sexual Health Hotline: Text "PPNOW" to PPINFO (774636)
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline: 1-800-821-4357
- I2i Invisible to Invincible: Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago
- National Immigrant Justice Center
- LGBTQ Relationship Violence
- The Deaf Hotline