Facilitated 5 social group sessions in South Devon
Facilitated 5 youth group sessions in South Devon
Launched weekly Proud2Be Online Youth Group sessions in response to the COVID-19 lockdown
Launched weekly Proud2Be Online Social sessions in response to the COVID-19 lockdown
Launched weekly Proud2Be Netflix Party sessions in response to the COVID-19 lockdown
Launched the Proud2Be Emergency Food Parcel Scheme in response to the COVID-19 lockdown. The scheme was supported by The Kitchen Table, Nature’s Way (Totnes), Food in Community, and funded by DCC’s COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund, DYS Space Ltd, and Groundworks UK.
Facilitated 24 Proud2Be Online Social sessions
Facilitated 22 Proud2Be Online Youth Group sessions
Delivered weekly emergency food parcels to 11 households in South Devon
Offered 121 mentoring support to 8 young people in Devon
Offered counselling sessions to 1 young person in Devon
Facilitated 13 Totnes Pride Action Group meetings in South Devon
Facilitated 2 Proud2Be Families Group session in South Devon
Awarded £160,000 in National Lottery funding to support our work with LGBTQ+ young people and their families in Devon
Hosted Totnes Pride Online with a total of 17 events over 6 days including a DJ set, a sexual health Q&A, Drag Storytime, a Death Café, young people-led discussions, a talk, and q&a with Maia Thomas, co-organiser of the Black Lives Matter Protest in Exeter and much more!
Facilitated 1 LGBTQ+ Awareness workshop to students at a college in South Devon
Delivered an Identity workshop to young people attending an Empowering Enterprise’ course at a youth charity
Facilitated 1 LGBTQ+ Awareness workshops to hosts of supported lodgings for vulnerable young people in Devon
Facilitated a talk about identity, gender and mental health, an interactive breakout session and took part in a panel discussion at ‘Positive Perspectives’ conference by Empowering Enterprise Petroc
Delivered a ‘Maintaining mental health for trans and/or non-binary young people’ talk at a conference for Deputies/Assistant Heads at SEND schools in the South West
I was on a panel for Totnes Pride Online earlier this month and it was super insightful! We discussed allyship towards LGBTQ+ young people and creating safer spaces for them to be themselves. Would love to take part in more stuff like this to uplift my trans community! https://twitter.com/_Proud2Be/status/1303730457335472131
During Totnes Pride Online, Maia Thomas; co-organiser of Black Lives Matter Protest in Exeter, spoke about her involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement and answered questions about how to be a better ally.