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LGBTA Initiatives

Hawkeye Community College believes in providing an accepting environment for our individual differences.

 Gender-Neutral/Family Bathroom

Every person is born with dignity and humanity, and that includes their gender expression. We practice that belief by creating welcoming and inclusive spaces.

Gender-neutral/Family toilet facilities benefit transgender populations and people who exist outside of the gender binary; as well as people with disabilities, the elderly, parents who may wish to accompany their children to the bathroom; and anyone else who may require the assistance of someone of another gender.

Location: Hawkeye Center, first floor and Hawkeye Center, second floor, across from the Bookstore.

 Safe Zones

What is a Safe Zone?

Safe Zone is a community of people who will be understanding, supportive, and trustworthy if LGBTA people who need help, advice, or just someone to talk to.

The purpose of Safe Zone programs is to eliminate homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism on campuses.

The mission of Hawkeye Community College’s Safe Zone program is to educate supportive faculty, administrators and students to be competent and confident advocates for LGBTAQ+A individuals.

Recognized Safe Zone Advocates

Safe zone advocates will have the safe zone symbol displayed in their work space.

Black Hawk Hall

  • Tracy Grandy, Black Hawk Hall 116
  • Bernardo Moreira, Black Hawk Hall 125
  • James Rodgers, Black Hawk Hall 116
  • Catharine Freeman, Black Hawk Hall 258
  • Patrick Geer, Black Hawk Hall 212
  • Rumy Kabir, Black Hawk Hall 108
  • Joe Toe, Black Hawk Hall 210
  • Patty Crowe-Rubino, Black Hawk Hall 116
  • Terry Juhl, Black Hawk Hall 147A
  • Lisa Munoz, Black Hawk Hall 230
  • Larry Erickson, Black Hawk Hall 183
  • Patrick Ashwood, Black Hawk Hall 108

Bremer Hall

  • Laurie Plum, Bremer Hall 124
  • LaCreeci Moss, Bremer Hall 120

Grundy Hall

  • Bruce Costa, Grundy Hall 248
  • Robin Sprague, Grundy Hall 250
  • Michaela Rich, Grundy Hall 250
  • Irene Metz, Grundy Hall 214
  • Kassie Einfelt, Grundy Hall 214
  • Patrick Malloy, Grundy Hall 246
  • Robert Steed, Grundy Hall 246

Hawkeye Center

  • Nancy Henderson, Hawkeye Center 208
  • Pam Hickman, Hawkeye Center 101
  • Denise Dunn, Hawkeye Center 214
  • Risa Wheeler, Hawkeye Center 134

Health Education and Services Center

  • Caitlin Pixler, Student Health Clinic
  • Cassady Bartlett, Health Education and Services Center 228
  • Mikki Savage, Health Education and Services Center 202

Library

  • Linda Bingham, Library 218
  • Carol Luvert, Library 214
  • Sarah Quin, Library 122A
  • Candace Havely, Library 124

 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies (LGBTA) Club

Anyone is welcome to join. Learn more about the LGBTA Club.