BEDFORDSHIRE FA IS SUPPORTING THE LATEST FA NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL INITIATIVE – AND ENCOURAGING AS MANY YOUNG PEOPLE WITHIN THE COUNTY TO GET INVOLVED.
‘LGBTQ+ - From Pride to Purpose’ is a series of webinars designed for young people involved in football.
The National Youth Council is committed to supporting safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community and create positive change in football.
Each month for the next five months, participants can be involved in a monthly educational webinar and provide support on how youth leaders can be active in creating positive change in their communities.
The online webinar dates are as follows:
8 December 2021 – Introduction
18 January 2022 – Allyship and Celebrating Identities
17 February 2022 – Intersectionality
14 March – What’s the ‘T’ within LGBTQ+?
19 April – Allyship to Action and Challenging/Tackling Anti-LGBT Cultures
TO FIND OUT MORE – AND TO SIGN UP – PLEASE CLICK HERE
The deadline to sign up is Wednesday 24 November.
In becoming part of the webinars, those involved can access a series of FIVE monthly webinars, focused on helping to make a difference; support to identify how you can use what you learn to take action in your community; build your network and meet people who share your interests – and identify people you can collaborate with now and in the future; be part of something that showcases the power of youth leadership.
To be eligible you must be able to say yes to all of the following:-
- I am age 16-24 as at the 1st October 2021
- I am involved in football
- I am motivated to learn and to help others learning
- I am committed to making a change and taking action
- I will participate in all of the online modules and complete feedback surveys
- I will abide by the Code Of Conduct as detailed in this survey