Youth Summit
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Youth Summit

This event has been postponed. 

A free one-day event empowering young people to bring about positive change in their communities.

Our very first Youth Summit will bring together 100 young LGBTQ+ people from around the UK to share experiences, ideas and solutions for tackling LGBTQ+ inequality.

Who can attend?

The Youth Summit is for LGBTQ+ people aged 16 to 25 on the day of the event. All delegates aged 16 or 17 will be required to provide contact details of a legal guardian who will need to complete one our consent forms and return it to us before the event.  We encourage a diverse range of delegates from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, people of faith and people of differing abilities. Spaces are limited so unfortunately not everyone who applies will be offered the opportunity to attend. 

Can I apply for a space in a different way other than than the online form?

Absolutely. If you require a different format of application, please let us know by emailing stonewallyouth@stonewall.org.uk.

We can also arrange for someone from our team to call you and complete the application over the phone. Call us on 020 7593 1850 if you'd like to complete your application over the phone. Someone from our team will take a message and arrange to call you back.

Costs

This event is free and we will provide refreshments and lunch. Stonewall will also cover UK travel costs for delegates. We may also be able provide overnight accommodation for those who may require it. Please contact us if this is the case.

If you have any questions about the event please send an email to stonewallyouth@stonewall.org.uk

Running order

9:30am - 10:30am       

Registration

Pre-event tour of the venue (optional)

10:30am - 12:30pm      

Welcome | Creating a safe space | Expectations of the day

Personal stories: Understanding solidarity and celebrating intersectionality within LGBTQ+ communities

12:30pm - 1:30pm       

Lunch | Informal networking 

1:30pm - 3:00pm       

Developing practical and creative methods to tackle inequality for LGBTQ+ people 

3:00pm - 3:15pm       

Break

3:15pm - 3:45pm      

Developing practical and creative methods to tackle inequality for LGBTQ+ people (continued)

3:45pm - 4:45pm       

Panel discussion: Intersecting identities with LGBTQ+ communities

4:45pm - 5:15pm       

Reflections from the day | Closing remarks

Accessibility

We want our events to be accessible to everyone. The venue is wheelchair accessible. We will have a multi-faith room and a quiet room available. All delegates should expect to feel safe, welcome and included at our events. If you experience or witness something that makes you feel uncomfortable during the Youth Summit please speak to any member of Stonewall staff.

Please note that to ensure our events are safe and welcoming spaces we reserve the right to refuse entry to the venue at our discretion. Successful applicants will be given full details of the venue which is located in central London.

This event is very kindly supported by Comic Relief.

The online application process for this event is closed.