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Sheffield Hallam University Staff LGBT+ Network
Membership The group is open to all staff of Sheffield Hallam University who self-defines as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or any other way you may wish to identify under the LGBT+ umbrella.
Mission Statement "To drive positive change, create and promote a safe, supportive environment for LGBT+ communities at Sheffield Hallam University and the city"
Terms of Reference1. To create a network group that is active, visible, celebratory and "out". 2. To provide "out" role models to students, employees and prospective students.3. To advise and provide consultation with the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team, Equality and Diversity committee, HR and other senior policy writers on LGBT+ matters. 4. To form a partnership with Sheffield Hallam student union LGBT+ group. 5. To produce regular information for members and supporters using a range of communications.6. To publicise widely the activities in which the group is already involved. 7. Work with the wider community. 8. Work with other Sheffield Hallam staff networks.
Roles and responsibilities of members1. To take a pro-active role in the group.2. To contribute to projects, initiatives or activities agreed by the group. 3. To respect the confidentiality and membership status of fellow members.4. To report back on initiatives including work to support LGBT+ students, externally visibility, changes to University policy and increased activity and presences of SIGNAL in Hallam.
Mode of Operation 1. The group will hold monthly meetings.2. Provide a safe and supportive environment for all LGBT+ staff.3. Organise socials, campaigns and initiatives to encourage participation and raise awareness of LGBT+ matters. 4. Work in partnership with groups in Sheffield and the Student Union LGBT+ liberation group. 5. Provide a spokesperson to attend the Equality and Diversity committee to advise on processes and systems for supporting LGBT+ staff, students and external parties, present reports when required and to drive the Equality and Diversity agenda forward.