Date(s) - 06/07/2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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We would like to invite you to our first LGBTQI+ Webinar. In the spirit of Pride month and to celebrate UK Black Pride, #wawm would like to honour our diverse communities through this webinar. We have the pleasure of welcoming a panel of highly specialised and knowledgeable speakers both nationally and local to Suffolk…
Tuesday 6th July 2021 5pm – 6.30pm
Moud Goba is passionate about migration, refugees issues, integration and LGBTQI+ rights. In the past 17 years she has worked and volunteered for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) grassroots organisations in different capacities, from organising and supporting, to managing.
Moud currently works as a National Manager for Micro Rainbow, one the leading organisations in the UK supporting LGBTQI migrants. She leads the organisation’s safe housing work which provides direct housing support to homeless LGBTI asylum seekers. She oversees the social inclusion, employability and moving on support programs. Moud was one of the founding members of UK Black Pride and is the current Chair of their Board of Trustees.
Bex Bothwell-O’Hearn (she/her) is a secondary History and Politics teacher at Northgate High School in Ipswich. She is currently leading the students and staff on Diversifying the Curriculum with a strong focus on LGBTQ+ representation in subjects. In addition, Bex delivers Diversity training to SCITT primary and secondary trainees. Bex has presented at the UK EduChat Conference 2021 and the Pride in Education Conference 2021 this summer. Bex has recently set up the Suffolk DEI Curriculum Network, bringing together educators from Early Years through to Higher Education as a way to share good practice and build a quality, diverse curriculum across Suffolk.
Outreach youth is a Suffolk-based youth work charity supporting and working with young LGBT*Q+ people aged under 25 years.
Suffolk’s go-to provider of LGBT*Q+ youth work, providing youth groups, one-to-one support, youth led social action projects, Trans Families support, awareness and training to statutory and voluntary partners and access to LGBT*Q+ informed counselling.
Our new Black LGBT*Q+ youth Project, being developed by youth worker, Isiah Jordan, will offer, Black LGBT*Q+ young people safe spaces to meet and discuss issues important to them such as race, culture, sexuality, gender, identity, religion/faith and racism.