Join the LGB Community Leaders Roadshow 2013/14!

Publish Date: 03/12/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is going on the road across Greater Manchester to find out what issues LGB (lesbian, gay and bisexual) people want to have raised at a local level within health and social care and also to encourage volunteers to have their voice heard where they live.

The LGF has been funded by The Department of Health to empower and support at least 40 LGB Community Leaders across Greater Manchester to work on behalf of our community to help to ensure that health and social care services are designed and commissioned around the real needs of LGB people.

This is a fantastic opportunity for lesbian, gay and bisexual people from all parts of Greater Manchester to make sure an authentic LGB voice is heard to ensure that service providers have the information they need to better cater for the needs of LGB people.

The events (listed below) are happening from December 2013 until March 2014 so come along and contribute. The LGF will be discussing the following areas:

•           What are the issues that affect us as LGB people?

•           What can you do to support other LGB people?

•           How can we encourage NHS organisations to better reflect real people’s needs and experiences to encourage better service provision?

The Tour Dates!

December 2013

Thursday 5th Dec (2-4pm) Rochdale CVS, Partnership House, Sparrow Hill, Rochdale, OL16 1QT.

Monday 9th Dec (2-4pm) Bolton Hub, Bold St, Bolton, BL1 1LS.

January 2014

Wednesday 15th January (2-4pm) Age UK, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.

Wednesday 22nd January (2-4pm) Anchorpoint, Graylaw House, 41 Chestergate, Stockport, SK1 1 LZ.

Thursday 30th January (6-8pm) Pendleton Gateway, 1 Broadwalk, Pendleton, Salford, M6 5FX.

February 2014

Tuesday 4th February (2-4pm) Lancaster Room, Elizabethan Suite, Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury BL9 0SW.

Monday 10th February (2-4pm) Gallery Oldham, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL.

Monday 17th February (6-8pm) Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Trafford, M33 7ZF.

Thursday 27th Feb St (2-4pm) St Peters Pavilion, Hurst St, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3DN.

March 2014

Saturday 1st March (2-4pm) The Lesbian & Gay Foundation Community Resource Centre, Number 5, Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF.

You can find out more about the project at: http://www.lgf.org.uk/Take-Action/community-leaders/

If you can’t make any of the dates above but would like to get involved or find out more then please contact: andrew.gilliver@lgf.org.uk