We have seen progress when calls for equality include the encouragement for members of the community underrepresented to join any cause. A successful example of that is the many calls for more female leadership representation.

Many members of the LGBTQI+ community recuse themselves from joining a cause or aiming for positions of leadership in operational roles at public organisations dealing due to the fear of public scrutiny and due to the policy-focused nature of political diversity inclusion initiatives. The program prepares professionals to make liberal organisations more welcoming to LGBTQI+ people by implementing long term diversity and inclusion programmes.

Rainbow Platform – Diversity Circles of discussion
Budapest, Hungary, Momentum European Parliament Office in Budapest (Jókai ut 18, 1066, Budapest)
Date: 12-14 October 2023

Thursday, 12 October

15:00 Official arrival of participants 

17:30 Visit to the Hungarian Parliament guided by Dávid Bedő, Member of Parliament –
Momentum / Leader of the LGBT Intergroup at the Hungarian Parliament
20:00 Dinner

Friday 13 October 

9:15 Meeting point Hotel – group leaving together – Hotel Lobby
9:45 Summary
10:00 Four strategies for successful internal communications
11:15 Break
11:30 Channels to sell ideas to membership and leadership
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Telling the story that needs to be heard about diversity
16:00 Break
16:15 Building a communications plan to show diversity to inside and outside groups
17:45 Wrap-up
20:00 Dinner and Idea-storming for a Rainbow Platform game series

Saturday, 14 October

11:00 The fear to fall into an illiberal state – Bringing back the liberal story of Hungary to make the
case for more diversity – An illiberal tour of Budapest- Meeting point: Hotel Lobby
14:00 Wrap up and light lunch

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