Cumann na Daoine

A community based organisation in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Stand Up Awareness Week: supporting LGBTI+ Youth

Last year, 206,864 second-level students learned about LGBTI+ identities and how to support their LGBTI+ classmates through Stand Up Awareness Week. Isn’t that incredible?

This year, we hope to reach even more students and schools across the country and help LGBTI+ young people to feel safe at school.

We know from last year’s School Climate Survey, that for many young people, school is a scary place; with 73% of LGBTI+ students telling us that they don’t feel safe at school.

We want this to change, and we know that you do too. Will you help us stand up for LGBTI+ youth? 

Spread the Word 

If you have friends or family members who are teachers or students at second-level schools, encourage them to take part. Visit our website today to download a free Stand Up Awareness Week Pack today and view our new in-class videos and learning pack.

Share our Facebook posts and Tweets during Stand Up Awareness Week, and help us raise awareness about this important issue using the hashtags #StandUp20 and #ComeIn.

Help us create a brighter future for LGBTI+ young people.

In Pride, 

Moninne Griffith (she/her), BeLonGTo LGBT+ Youth Services