UN Free & Equal Campaign Event

Member

Dominick Whelan


Duration

August 12, 2017

Target

To Support & Nurture a sense of inclusion for the LGBT+ Community through promotion of No Homophobia & No Transphobia


Target population

30


Target avg age

29


People impacted

55


Sustainable Development Goal

Reduced Inequalities


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

To Support local LGBT+ Resource Centre Volunteers and Charity in providing a safe rest morning for event volunteers and


Overview

President of JCI Galway and the team supported a breakfast to host the LGBT community volunteers on the local pride day in the city. This event was supported by Sponsor Mr Waffle and advocated by Youth Work Ireland Galway, Shout Galway, Amach LGBT+ Charity to promote social inclusion within society.


Results

The success of this event creates a sense of community and occasion for those feeling isolated within society. A number of people commented and felt a sense of generosity to support.


Recommendations

This event is welcome to return in 2018 and also has the impact of promotion of No Homophobia and No Transphobia within the community.

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