Joined on May 4, 2023
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The Loudoun Trauma-informed Community Network (TICN) is a diverse group of individuals from various sectors - public, private, non-profit, state, and local government - who seek to foster a resilient community that promotes health, healing, compassion, collaboration, education, and community engagement.
Question: How many of your employees or volunteers are members of the LGBTQ+ community?
Answer: Not known.
Question: Are your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers provided or required to utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?
Answer: Not Applicable.
Question: How often do you believe your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?
Answer: We offer opportunities for LGBTQ+ inclusive trainings multiple times a year.
Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for all of your employees, staff, and volunteers?
Answer: We have LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming belief statements
Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for your those who rely on your service?
Answer: Not Applicable.
Question: How well do you feel that you and your staff are doing at creating an accepting and affirming presence for the LGBTQ+ community?
Answer: We have year-round shows of support that are specifically affirming or positive for the LGBTQ+ community.
Question: What type of non-profit organization do you represent? Briefly describe your mission.
Answer: Loudoun’s TICN seeks to foster a resilient community that promotes health, healing, and compassion through collaboration, education, and community engagement.
Question: Do you have any LGBTQ+ board members? Include any information, if possible, about how they represent LGBTQ+ issues in your organization.
Answer: As a community organization we affirm our belief statements. Any topic or issue may be raised or addressed by any member. Generally, we seek out subject matter experts, so Equality Loudoun as a member, would be asked to contribute.
Question: Do you supply any training materials to individuals in your organization, or outside of your organization? If so, what do those materials entail?
Answer: We consult with and refer to Equality Loudoun for LGBTQ+-specific training materials.
Question: How do you make your organization a safe and affirming place for LGBTQ+ people to be?
Answer: We provide ongoing visibility and engagement with LGBTQ+ issues and individuals. We center our work on trauma-informed learning and approaches. We seek affirmation on non-discriminatory beliefs from all members.
Question: How can Equality Loudoun best support your organization?
Question: How can your organization best support Equality Loudoun?
Question: In your fundraising activities, do you solicit funds from non-affirming organizations? If so, which organizations?
Question: Are there other Non-Profit organizations that you recommend as allies?