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?
- Representation of one or more of the following LGBT+ communities:
- Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)
- Gay men
- Trans people
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 3 January 2020.