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LGBT+ History Month 2022 – Staff Voice: Power of identity

Virtual via Zoom.
Free

LGBT+ History Month is a month-long annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements.

It is important to acknowledge that our colleagues in the system continue to face significant pressure to meet the challenge of Covid-19. However, it is vital that we continue to keep Equality, Diversity and Inclusion firmly on our agenda to amplify the voices of our LGBT+ workforce, community, provide opportunities to educate ourselves, promote and encourage active allyship.

NHSEI Midlands are supporting activities to celebrate LGBT+ History Month and the ED&I Team will be hosting a Regional webinar on Monday 28th February 2022, 11am -12.30pm via Microsoft Teams.

At this session you will hear from colleagues sharing their lived experience on:

  • What it is like to live as part of the LGBT+ community
  • Fighting for acceptance and equality
  • Understanding the impact of coronavirus on this community and health & wellbeing
  • Using the power of identity and voice to implement change

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in equality, diversity and inclusion, or creating an inclusive workplace, including NHS staff, employers, HR Managers/Officers; equality leads, staff networks, wellbeing officers; senior managers and representative groups in the Midlands.

Please Note:-

If you need any special requirements with regards to accessibility, either during, or after the event, then please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to assist.

We will send an email with details of joining instructions for the day to all participants, prior to the date.

In order to participate you may need a webcam and a headset.

Your computer will need to have the sound function on so you can hear and speak at the webinar.

You will need to be connected to the internet for the duration of the webinar.

 

Questions about this event?

Organiser : Kuvy Seenan

Email: midlands@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk