U QUEER: Supporting victims of homophobic bullying
Both gay and straight people are the victims of homophobic bullying, They require support & information which can be provided by outline both on our helpline & online in our area. This project is aimed at 11-19 year olds to let these victims know we are there for them.
September 2010 - July 2011
People who are victims of homophobic bullied are not fully informed as to the services and support available to them in our area.
By targeting head teachers and youth workers with information about the helpline service we provide, by issuing posters to be displayed in high school, colleges, universities and youth centres, and by providing training workshops to all our volunteers specific to the subject of homophobic bullying.
Support the victims of homophobic bullying in schools, colleges, and universities
Activities» Post out to high school, colleges, universities and youth groups/centres by sending posters and letters explaining our services
» Online advertising targeting 13-19 year olds
» Provide training to maintaining the expertise of our volunteers on this subject
Success will be a measurable increase in young people calling or emailing our helpline regarding homophobic bullying
Increase general awareness of homophobic bullying by conducting a survey of teachers at schools, colleges, and universities show the majority are aware of our services
That the people we write to ignore our letters. We have dealt with this by informing them of their legal obligation towards having a policy for dealing with homophobic bullying and that making students aware of our services could be a part of that.
Not acquiring sufficient levels of funding is a risk which could be dealt with by cutting back on the amount of or by have any online advertising. This would reduce the numbers of people reached significantly but the project can still go ahead.
Full report on project completion of our accounts and survey findings
Budget - Project Cost: £9,278Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £200 Posters Printed posters x633 £152 Envelopes Envelopes x633 £9 Paper Plan A4 paperx633 £1,000 Laser Printer Colour Laser Printer for printing letters £200 Printer toner Colour Laser Printer toner for 633 letters £633 Stamps Stamps large letter 2nd class x633 £7,040 Online advertising £20 a day budget could reach approximately 18,500 teenagers a year £44 Training workshops Training of our volunteers
Surrey has a comprehensive secondary education system with 57 state schools, 49 independent schools, 23 state sixth form, universities and FE colleges, 30 special schools and 52 statutory youth clubs and projects
This project is targeting 11 to 19 year olds
Outline has been at the centre of Surrey's LGBT community of over a decade. Our helpline is staffed by dedicated trained volunteers many of whom have first hand knowledge of the problem of homophobic bullying
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Tim has been a dedicated volunteer for Outline for many years his administration skills are key to delivering the aims of this project
As one of the founding members of Outline and a fully qualified counsellor Philip is expertly qualified to train our volunteers on this subject
Lee has been a dedicated volunteer for Outline for many years his IT skills are key to delivering the aims of this project