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Gender and sexuality Inclusion in the VSCE sector.

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Free
A face to face training session for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations operating in York UK.

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OVERVIEW

A brief introduction to gender and sexuality inclusion for charities, social enterprises and community organisations (service providers and service users).

About this event:

This session will introduce attendees to some of the main issues facing LGBTQ+ people in the workplace today, as well as wider issues that may impact the experiences of LGBTQ+ people when engaging in volunteering, working for, or receiving support from the charity sector. A key aim of this session is to show how all organisations and individuals already have many of the skills and attributes necessary for making meaningful change to the lives of LGBTQ+ people, once the desire to make this change has been identified.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Terminology
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Reflecting on current practice
  • Legal & social responsibilities
  • Supporting gender and sexuality inclusion through:
  • Greater awareness
  • Workplace policies
  • Culture change

About the facilitator:

Jodi M Burn is a UK-based educator who draws on their experiences as a graysexual, non-binary trans person to deliver training sessions to organisations on the inclusion of diverse genders and sexualities in their work. They have previously delivered training sessions to charities such as Girls Rock London and School Ground Sounds as well as professional organisations such as The People Person and the Tour Production Group. They are currently studying an MA in Social Justice & Education and are a trustee and Trans Coordinator at York LGBT Forum.

This training is supported by The National Lottery Community Fund. For more information about this training, please contact Jane Granville, Funding and Development Officer, York CVS on: jane.granville@yorkcvs.org.uk.

Details

Date:
July 20
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

community fund

Venue

Main Hall, Priory Street Centre
15 Priory Street
York, YO1 6ET United Kingdom
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