JUST A BALL GAME? have announced their first online #StrongerTogether event in partnership with GMB Trade Union on Saturday 19 June 2021.
The event will contain a Q&A session with three of JBG?’s global patrons who are sports people. The conversation will be driven by Kieran Hardcastle and this will then be followed by breakout sessions which will also feature patrons and other invited guests, those who sign up to the event will have the opportunity to participate. One of these sessions will be family friendly. The theme of the day is ‘What makes a good LGBT+ ally.’
The event will begin at 1pm and finish at 3:15pm.
Entertainment from singer Mikey May, and a fun LGBT+ themed quiz will also be part of the afternoon presentation.
LGBT+ activist and podcaster Richard Dunbar, on speaking of the importance of solidarity from allies giving their support for LGBT+ communities coming in these Covid-19 times says:
“Never has it been more important than now to show solidarity with an LGBT+ community at a time when not only have many been isolated, but also because hate crime against LGBT+ people has been on the rise.”
“Having allies who lead by their actions in the workplace and wider society in general is essential.”
If you wish to be part of this event, register here in order to attend.