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Meeting the Needs of Trans Communities: A Learning Conference

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What are the needs of trans people in 2017?

Through a robust series of community consultations and a literature review, LGBT Foundation is proud to launch 'Transforming Outcomes', a report highlighting the priority needs of trans people in 2017.

This interactive Learning Conference will launch the report and offer an opportunity for service commissioners and those working with trans people to learn how better to support trans individuals and communities.

This event is funded by The Big Lottery.

PLEASE NOTE :This event has now changed dates from March 30th to May 8th 2017, please check and let us know if you can attend this new date and we apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.


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12:00 - 12:30pm – Networking lunch (CR)
Vegan and Gluten free options available by request

12:30 - 2:00pm- Speakers presenting the report (1.5 Hours) (CR):
- Introduction & Opening Address, Paul Martin, CEO LGBT Foundation (10 Minutes)

- Key Note Speaker, Jon Rouse, Chief Officer of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (20 Minutes)

- Asset Mapping with marginalised communities- Roads, Bridges & Tunnels- Ellie Rogers, Leeds Gate (30 Minutes)
- Overview of the key findings of the Trans Forming Outcomes Report from Louie Stafford Including testimonies from community members (30 Minutes)

2:00 - 2:15pm – Break

2:15 - 3:45pm Workshops (two rotating, 40 minutes each):
Rooms: Conference Room (3rd Floor) & Meeting & Board Room (2nd Floor)
Delegates will be split into two groups: one half will attend workshop A, the other will attend workshop B. After 40 minutes there will be 10 minutes for changeover where the facilitators will swap rooms.

A) Planning From The Margins- To ensure that the services we provide are effective and make best use of resource, we need to identify what we could be doing better for those that are most marginalised and face barriers to access. This workshop will look at the barriers trans people face (identified in Transforming Outcomes) and the practical steps groups and organisations can take to learn more about the communities they serve, including effective Trans Status Monitoring.
Delivered by Heather Williams, Assistant Director - Insight, LGBT Foundation
& Laurence Webb, Pride in Practice Manager, LGBT Foundation

B) The Principles of Co-production- What can service providers and commissioners learn from the innovative ways in which trans people have organised, coordinated and supported one another? Whether providing services or accessing them, join us to explore steps to working together to co-design effective services that appropriately target and meet the specific needs of trans people.
Delivered By Louie Stafford, Trans Programme Coordinator, LGBT Foundation,
Eleanor Rogers, Partnerships Manager, Leeds GATE
& members of LGBT Foundation’s Trans Advisory Panel

3:45 – 4 pm – Break

4pm - 4:30pm- Next Steps Session (30 Minutes) (CR)
Using the recommendations from the Transforming Outcomes report, we will explore potential next steps and make individual pledges for change we will make in our respective organisations or communities following the day’s event. There will be opportunity for feedback and questions.
Session & Closing comments facilitated by Louie Stafford

4.30pm- Group and individual photos for sharing pledges on social media - Photographer TBC

5pm Close

Places at the conference are free of charge and everyone is welcome but please register for a place. If you cannot attend please let us know. If you have any questions please email louie.stafford@lgbt.foundation. There is a sign language interpreter available if necessary, please let us know if you would like to use this service.


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