2019 so far…

  • Facilitated 17 Social Group sessions in South Devon
  • Facilitated 17 Youth Group sessions in South Devon
  • Facilitated 74 mentoring sessions with 10 young people in Devon
  • Facilitated 8 sexual health drop-in sessions in South Devon
  • 1 young person undertook work experience at Proud2Be
  • Facilitated 10 Totnes Pride Action Group meetings in South Devon
  • Raised the Rainbow Flag above Totnes Civic Hall to launch the seventh Totnes Pride. The ceremony featured a performance by members of choir Global Harmony
  • Hosted the seventh Totnes Pride with the largest street procession, day event and cabaret yet, including youth-led workshops, talks and panel discussion
  • Facilitated 2 focus groups with family members of LGBTQ+ children/young people in South Devon
  • Launched the first Proud2Be Families Group, a monthly peer support group for the family members of LGBTQ+ children and young people, to come together for mutual support
  • Facilitated 5 Proud2Be Families Group sessions in South Devon
  • Hosted the first-ever Proud2Be youth residential in South Devon which included a ‘Conflict Resolution’ workshop and a’ Your Voice โ€“ being an activist’ workshop
  • Danielle from The Remote Speaker Coach attended 2 Proud2Be youth sessions and worked with a number of Proud2Be youth participants to increase confidence around public speaking
  • Ran a successful Crowdfunder campaign, raising funds to take a group of LGBTQ+ young people to Trans Pride in Brighton
  • Attended Trans Pride Brighton with members of the Proud2Be youth group
  • Proud2Be founders Max and Maya released an updated version of their Proud2Be video to mark Proud2Be’s 8th birthday
  • Celebrated and promoted our work at 2 local Pride, LGBTQ+ &/or community events
  • Delivered Anti-HBT Bullying teacher training sessions to 5 schools in Devon, as part of the National Anti-HBT Bullying Alliance
  • Delivered awareness workshops to year 5 and 6 pupils at a primary school in South Devon
  • Delivered a ‘Maintaining mental health for trans and/or non-binary young people’ talk at a conference for heads and principals at SEND schools in the South West
  • Delivered a trans awareness workshop to youth support workers and police officers in West Devon
  • Delivered a trans awareness and anti-HBT hate crime training during a staff development day in South Devon
  • Delivered a number of LGBTQ+ awareness workshops over 4 days to Devon Carers staff and Carer Ambassadors as part of the ‘Strengthening Support Programme’
  • Delivered an LGBTQ+ awareness workshop to teaching staff at a special school in North Devon
  • Delivered a trans awareness workshop to trainee counsellors in Devon
  • Lush Plymouth held a ‘Charity Pot Party’ for Proud2Be. Over the course of the day, all proceeds (minus VAT) from sales of their Charity Pot hand and body lotion, were donated to Proud2Be to support our work

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