Getting Our Voices Heard: Campaigning and Influencing Workshop

Build your influencing and campaigning skills at this free one-day workshop and skill-share for community activists and LGBT organisation staff and volunteers.  

This workshop will help you to:

  • Share experiences, skills and strategies to grow a strong, diverse and united movement.
  • Communicate effectively with the media and through social media.
  • Put over your case to politicians and to your local community.
  • Understand the Gender Recognition Act and how LGBT organisations can speak out for reform.

By the end of the day you will have developed a practical, tailored action plan for your organisation to use to campaign on the issues that matter to you.

We will be using the proposed reform the 2004 Gender Recognition Act as a learning framework for the day, as this will be at the forefront of the work of the sector during 2018.

This year is a watershed moment for trans and non-binary rights, as the reform of the Gender Recognition Act has enormous potential to shift public attitudes. The LGBT sector will play a pivotal role in galvanising all LGBT communities to be allies to trans and non-binary people.

This workshop will help resource LGBT groups to speak out - as trans and non-binary people, LGB people, and allies who believe in equality - and to ensure that our voices are heard.

Dates: 

Friday 13 April, 10-4pm

Saturday 14 April, 10-4pm

Venue: Central London

This workshop is hosted by the LGBT Consortium and Stonewall.

Maximum of two delegates per LGBT Consortium Member Organisation. Please be aware that if the workshop is oversubscribed you may only be able to send your first delegate.

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