Ally Network

Campus Ally Network

The purpose of the IU South Bend Campus Ally Network (CAN) is to help visibly affirm and support IU South Bend students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni regardless of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Ally Training

IU South Bend—CAN provides training for individuals who are interested in becoming trained allies and joining the campus-wide network. The training curriculum includes information about terminology, campus resources and policies, identity development, the role of an ally, and other topics relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals. The training combines direct instruction with opportunities for active participation.

Attend a Session
Next Campus Ally Network Training: April 2023
  • Part 1 | opens 04/03/2023 | online, asynchronous on Canvas
  • Part 2 | 04/18/2023 | 5-7 pm | in-person (location Wiekamp Hall 1165)
  • Register by emailing April Lidinsky at


April Lidinsky

Director, Master of Liberal Studies; and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

(574) 520-4528

Micah Spiece

Student Services Specialist,
Office of the Registrar

(574) 520-5537

Sara Sage | Co-Founder
Linda Young | Co-Founder