Title of the tool

SINGLE PURPOSE CLUBS - LGBTQ+ CLUBS

Short description

An LGBTQ+ focused club is a Kiwanis club that focuses on raising awareness and providing support to youth who identify as LGBTQ+ who are facing homelessness, bullying, thoughts of suicide or mental health issues, isolation from their families, and physical, sexual and drug abuse. The club is for individuals that identify along the LGBTQ+ spectrum and for allies, family, friends, and supporters of LGBTQ+ youth.

Language of the tool

English

Aim(s)

This tool serves as an inspiration for exsiting and/ or new clubs: create an inclusive, diverse, safe, and supportive community for LGBTQ+ youth, while promoting the Objects of Kiwanis!

Target group

☑ All Kiwanis Members

☑ Young Kiwanians (Youth professionals & others)

Category of the tool

☑ Membership, Growth, Engagement

Tool topics

☑ New club opening
☑ Recruitment of new members 
☑ Solidarity

Tool types

☑ Background text
☑ Booklet
☑ Manual

Behind the tool

Kiwanis Europe – European Office in Ghent

The tool was created by

Dep. Membership and education