Spotlight on Transgender Awareness

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS

This event aims to bring together frontline staff and managers from homelessness services and those working in the employment sector, to share knowledge and best practice when working to support those with who identify as transgender.

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend. Email the PLUS Project team to book your place.

Draft Programme:

1.00 - Event registration and sandwich lunch

1.20 - Chair’s welcome – Michael Nastari, Stonewall Housing

1.30 - Trans awareness - trans identities, key terms and language. Trans-inclusive service check list – CliniQ 

1.50 - Trans health and well-being – CliniQ

2.10 - The Equalities Act 2010 - rights of trans people to access gendered spaces and exceptions – Charles Bishop

2.30 - Break and Networking 

2.50 Trans homelessness – causes, stats, trans hate crime, specific trans support needs – Stonewall Housing

3.15 - Q&A/Panel Discussion

3.30 - Groupwork: London trans support service mapping and resource sharing

3.55 - Groupwork: Call to action/next steps 

– How can you make your service/organisation more trans-inclusive?

– Ideas for LGBTQI+ History month in February

4.20 - A lived experience perspective – film 

4.25 - Event summary and event evaluation 

4.30 Event Close

Event booking

Places at this event are limited. If you are interested in attending please contact the London Plus team.

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Jane Bancroft

Jane Bancroft

London Development Manager

Jane works with Lisa Raftery on our PLUS project, which provides support to homelessness agencies across London through a mixture of guidance, training and events.

Telephone: 020 7840 4460