New BAME LGBT Youth Work | The Proud Trust

We are really proud to announce news of a new aspect to our work, working with BAME (Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic) LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans*) young people.

The lead worker for this exciting development is Chloe Cousins:

Chloe says the role will seek to support BAME LGBT young people in the following ways:

  • 1-2-1 support for young people
  • Developing self-esteem, confidence and positive self image
  • Development of an online space for BAME LGBT young people
  • Development of a physical group and meeting space for BAME LGBT young people
  • Project and issue based work
  • Raising the awareness of peers about LGBT issues and experiences
  • Encouraging peers to create safe and inclusive spaces where LGBT people can feel safe to be themselves
  • Advocacy in BAME and faith based communities on behalf of BAME LGBT young people and raising awareness to issues and experiences of BAME LGBT people

Support is available for young people in Manchester and Greater Manchester.

Please contact Chloe to discuss how this role can support young people within your organisations, projects, schools and colleges.

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