The LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy has launched a nationwide competition for all ages up to 24 to design a sticker that will promote support for the LGBTI+ community and help LGBTI+ people feel welcome and included. The sticker will be offered to clubs, projects, businesses and organisations around the country who can display the stickers to show that they are an LGBTI+ inclusive zone.
What is the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy?
The LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy was Launch in 2018 by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and aims to ensure that all LGBTI+ young people are visible, valued and included in Ireland.
The three main goals of the strategy are to:
- Create a supportive and inclusive Ireland
- Improve the physical, mental and sexual health of young people
- And to develop the research and data environment to better understand the lives of LGBTI+ young people
To read more about the LGBTI+ Youth Strategy click here.
The LGBTI+ Welcome Sticker Competiton
The winner of the LGBTI+ Welcome Sticker Competition will have displayed the values of the LGBTI+ Youth Strategy into their design to create a sticker that promotes the inclusion of the LGBTI+ community. As the prize they will receive a €400 One4All voucher as well as having their sticker designed and distributed.
How can I enter the LGBTI+ Welcome Sticker Competition?
If you would like to enter the competition complete an application form here and enter it along with your sticker design to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs before the 14th of January 2019.
You can send your completed application by email to [email protected] in high resolution pdf or jpeg, or post it to the following address:
LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy Team
Department of Children and Youth Affairs
Block 1- Floor 2
50-58 Baggot Street Lower
Dublin 2, D02XW14
You can read the full terms and consitions of the Welcome Sticker Competiton here.
Remember, all applications must be submitted by Monday the 14th of January 2019.