Exciting job opportunity at the Sidney St Community Café.

Our friendly and dynamic café is looking for a part-time assistant manager (15 hours per week) to help run our busy and vibrant community café. For more details contact Claire.Holmes@theproudtrust.org

Download more information here: Cafe Assistant Manager Job Advert

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Pride Youth Games 2016!

Pride Youth Games is for all young people aged between 13-25 who identify as LGBT+. It’s a great opportunity to try some new sports or perfect skills you have already, to meet new people, and most of all, to have some fun!

Click on the flyer for info and booking form, contact chloe.cousins@theproudtrust.org for further information.

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BEING PROUD AND PINK BOX RESULTS!

BEING PROUD AWARDS:
Well done to Work It Out (Blackburn) for winning the Youth Group to Be Proud of Award at the Pink Box event last Saturday, and to B You (Wigan) for coming second and Out ‘n’ About (Blackpool) for coming third.

PINK BOX COMPETITION:

A massive well done to all ten LGBT youth groups who entered the 2016 Pink Box Competition. The winners were Wednesday’s (Stockport), in second place was Work it Out (Blackburn), and third place went to Afternoon TEA (Greater Manchester trans youth group).
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People’s History Museum wins Heritage Lottery Funding!

We are delighted that our friends at The People’s History Museum have received £63,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to create Never Going Underground: The fight for LGBT+ rights, a large exhibition and events programme commemorating the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexual acts in England and Wales (1967 Sexual Offences Act).

Read more here.

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The Pink Box Competition and Being Proud Awards 2016!

Each year this event marks both LGBT History Month (February) and International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHO May 17th).

All youth projects and schools groups across the North West are invited to create an entry for the Pink Box competition.

This year’s event is being held on Saturday 14th May 2016, 2-5pm and being hosted in Accrington by the Blackburn Hyndburn and Ribble LGBT Youth Group.

Also on the day, the winners of the Being Proud Awards will be announced. There are four categories:

  • Young Person to be Proud of
  • Friend, Family or Supporter to be Proud of (The Jaye Bloomfield Award)
  • Youth Worker to be Proud of (The Jan Bridget Award)
  • Youth Group to be Proud of

Nominate somebody for this year’s Bring Proud Awards click here.

MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION  FOR THE PINK BOX EVENT THROUGH CLICKING HERE OR ON THE FLYER.

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Trans Youth Residential

Are you 13-25 and trans/questioning your gender identity? Then you’re welcome to come on our residential trip to Launde Abbey this April.

Taking place 1-3 April 2016, application deadline is 1 March 2016.

  • Meet other trans young people
  • L earn your rights
  • Gain confidence in speaking up for yourself
  • Achieve a qualification in communication
  • Have fun
  • Try new things

DOWNLOAD YOUR APPLICATION FORM HERE

Contact Sam Cresswell – lead youth worker on Afternoon TEA – for more infomation.

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GET YOUR FREE LGBT HISTORY MONTH RESOURCE PACK HERE!

The Proud Trust has teamed up with Schools OUT UK to bring you this free LGBT History Month Pack for February 2016. The theme of History Month is ‘Religion, Belief and Philosophy: A Leap of Faith’.
The pack is full of handy session plans, ideas and a useful FAQs section. Click the link to access: LGBT History Month Pack 2016.
An accompanying easy to use PowerPoint for assemblies can be downloaded here.
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all the young lesbian, bisexual, trans, gay and questioning young people out there. Wherever you are, remember you are not alone. Whoever you are, remember you are exactly who you are supposed to be, and be proud of yourself in your heart. If you want to come along to a youth group to meet people like you, then check out our list of groups here. Look forward to meeting you in the real or virtual world in 2016!

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Wishing you a safe and good Christmas

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Come and find out our plans for our new building!

invite to the centre consultation about the building

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