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Holocaust Memorial Day Trust Resource Launch

On Thursday 5 October at 4pm (BST) the Outreach team at Holocaust Memorial Day Trust will present new resources for Holocaust Memorial Day activity organisers across the country to use for HMD 2024.
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Increasing LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in Youth Work & Education

LEAP Sports Scotland is putting on this event for anyone who works with young people to understand LGBTIQ+ inclusion and get practical tools for implementing it into their practice. We will share best practice of LGBTIQ+ inclusion in youth work and education, explore the realities of LGBTIQ+ young people in Scotland, and introduce new resources that make assessing, learning about, and implementing LGBTIQ+ inclusive youth work easier.
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Introduction to Intersectional Youth Work

An opportunity to explore intersectionality and look at how it fits with your youth work practice. Suitable for newcomers to intersectionality and for those who have already started exploring how it can benefit their practice and the young people they work with.
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Rep your Flag

ACSS host a fun day for all the family at the Meadows in Edinburgh on 29th July.
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EDI Community of Practice: Supporting young people facing hate on social media

In this Community of Practice we will be looking at how we can engage safely with young people online and the decisions we might need to make in order to keep them safe through our work. We will think about how to support young people with different protected characteristics who are using online spaces and experiencing different levels of negative engagement.
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GRT History Month Celebration Event

The Strategic Team for Anti-Racism at the Scottish Government and COSLA is delighted to invite community members, stakeholders, elected representatives, and members of the public to this special event on the occasion of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) History Month 2023.
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A chalkboard background with a child's arm drawing a sun with a smiley face. Above this written in different coloured chalk is the word inclusion. Pieces of different coloured chalk are also scattered around.

Disability Equality Training for Youth Workers

Come along to this interactive session run by Glasgow Disability Alliance, a leading Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO). Broaden your knowledge and understanding of disability equality issues. Find out about the barriers faced by young disabled people and how you can play your part in preventing, reducing and mitigating these barriers.
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Introduction to Racial Literacy

Multiple dates available. In partnership with Mahrukh Shaukat, An Introduction to Racial Literacy will help youth workers explore and understand the impact of dominant identities, how we react to things we don't know, barriers to participation for young people and looks at what actions they can take to become more inclusive in their work.
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Tackling Sectarianism CPD Training

The Tackling Sectarianism CPD training will provide youth workers with the tools they need to engage young people on the topic of sectarianism, prejudice and hate in Scotland.
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