Project Freedom (Pride of Place Living)

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Do you want to help create an innovative housing project for LGBT+ people in Leeds?

Four more members are needed to join the Pride of Place Living Steering Group.

This will broaden their representation of Leeds LGBT+ communities and offer a greater range of knowledge and skills.

What is the mission of Pride of Place Living? 

To build a sustainable community which enables LGBT+ residents to live, work and enjoy life independently.

To construct 70 -100 high quality flexible and affordable homes of varied sizes and tenures in the City Centre.

To create multigenerational accommodation with a high proportion of properties reserved for those with care, extra-care and other support needs, enabling LGBT+ people to live within a non-judgemental environment.

To ensure a diverse community of gender, sexuality, age, ethnicity, refugee status, class and religion with policies protecting those experiencing discrimination in all its forms.

The project is moving forward rapidly with a bid being submitted to Homes England for the first stage of funding.

What could new members bring to the Pride of Place Living Steering Group?

We need:

  • Representation of one or more of the following LGBT+ communities:
  1. Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)
  2. Gay men
  3. Trans people
  4. Young people
  • Knowledge and skills (ideally) in eco building and/or business planning and/or promotional and marketing strategies
  • Individuals who work well and equally with others and take action between as well as contributing ideas at meetings

How to Apply

Write a short explanation of no more than 200 words of what you could bring to the Pride of Place Living Steering Group.

Send this explanation to projectfreedomleeds@gmail.com by Friday 3 January 2020.

 

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2019-12-02T16:47:38+00:00 25th November 2019|0 Comments

About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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