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Feminist Webs Newsletter - July 2020


With lockdown easing, we will be thinking about how to safely restart or increase our face to face work with young people again. We are all developing our Covid-19 action plans and risk assessments and thinking how to engage with young people. Have a look below for some guidance from National Youth Agency.

At this time of year we would usually be celebrating Pride across the country by joining activities, taking part in parades and celebrating our lesbian, bisexual and trans young people. This year, things are looking a little different, but there are still opportunities to engage with LGBT+ celebrations and show our support.

Take part in Bristol Pride's online virtual parade - Keep an eye on the website for how to submit your entry

Join Norwich's virtual parade: more info here

Pride in London are asking us to use hashtags #YouMeUsWe

Coventry Pride are running a series of online events - Take a look

 

Feminist leadership during Covid-19 – The Transformative Feminist Leadership Group – Online

15th July: 16:00 - 17:15
Free

How are feminist leaders from across the globe leading their organisations and teams during Covid-19?

How are they using their feminist principles and values in the pursuit of social justice?

What are some of the key opportunities and challenges they are facing?

Join Leila Billing and Natalie Brook from the Transformative Feminist Leadership Group to explore all of this and much, much, more with:

  • Jean Kemitare – Programmes Director of Urgent Action Fund Africa
  • Surina Khan – CEO of Women’s Foundation California
  • Lee Webster – Deputy Director of Policy and Programmes, ActionAid UK
  • Vivienne Hayes – CEO of Women’s Resource Centre, UK
Please register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feminist-leadership-during-covid-19-registration-110777753242
NYA have set out some guidance for working with young people safely.
Have a look at their website for more information
The Guardian have compiled a list of the 5 best cartoons with trans characters

Funding available for projects that support women and girls


Feminist Review Trust is offering grants of up to £15,000 for projects that support women, particularly around the following areas: 
  • Lesbian and transgender rights
  • Violence against women and girls
  • Disabled women and girls
  • Refugee women and girls
For more information, visit their website: https://www.feminist-review-trust.com/

Do you have something to say or share?


If you have something to say, an event coming up or want to share something with other feminist youth workers, get in touch feministwebs@yahoo.co.uk 
Deadline for August issue: 28th July 2020.
 
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