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Solidarity and LGBTQ+ Liberation

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

In this training we define solidarity and draw distinctions between traditional allyship and solidarity. We share historical and modern examples of solidarity and offer suggestions for practicing solidarity by getting involved and taking action. Participants will recognize that we all have something at stake in the fight against oppression and that by liberating the most oppressed we all can achieve freedom.

Photo of Kristen Godfrey (they/she), MSW
Kristen Godfrey (they/she), MSW
Director, LGBTQ Affairs
University of Arizona

Godfrey is a first-generation college student and a University of Arizona alum, graduating with a bachelor's degree in history and anthropology. They also received a master's in social work from the University of Tennessee. Godfrey is currently the director of LGBTQ Affairs at UArizona.

They worked alongside young people for nine years and managed LGBTQ2S+ drop-in centers for youth and young people ages 12-24. They created curriculum and facilitated trainings for the past seven years focusing on trans liberation and Black liberation. Godfrey has also organized anti-oppression community events including teach-ins and conferences.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
CME Credit/Disclaimer: 

This event does not provide CME.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:00am


Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences




Elisa Lopez
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion