Burnie Works and West North West Working attended LGBTIQ+ cultural awareness and inclusivity training session this morning, wonderfully hosted by Gary from Working It Out Tasmania Inc.
Why is it important for Burnie Works to know about this???
Burnie Works undertake place-based work that focuses on issues and opportunities identified by the pataway / Burnie community.
We then enable action (through a large cast of stakeholders) to address these issues.
Today we gained valuable tools that will enable us to support our community to foster inclusive behaviours. We also gained insights on how the LGBTIQ+ community could be further supported “by the system”, so we can advocate on their behalf for systems change.
Working It Out is Tasmania’s sexuality, gender and intersex status support and education service. Working It Out provides support and advocacy services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) Tasmanians and education and training programmes to schools, workplaces, government and non-government organisations.
If you would like to learn more as an individual, a business or a community group, get in touch with Gary and the team to book your next session or check out their website to get involved in their upcoming events.
Let’s build an inclusive community together.