ShoutOut Galway2013/2014 Projects
This project is aimed at educating secondary school students on LGBT issues and homophobia through a new, student-led and interactive campaign. It will encourage teenagers to understand and combat homophobia and give them the information to support LGBT friends.
Students: Maria Ní Fhlatharta, Lisa Flaherty, Maggie MacAongusa, Liam O’Hare, Etain Upton, Isabell Mutaaga, Ashling Brady, Hollie Casey, Cian Ó Moráin, Maria Keenan, Leah Heffernan, Patrick Deane
Staff: Dr. Lionel Pilkington
Project Update – 25 November 2013
- What we have been up to:
- We contacted schools all over the west of Ireland about SHOUTOUT;
- We established a committee and have started to lay the foundation to run it long-term;
- We attended a SHOUTOUT launch in Dublin;
- We were on several national televisions channels, including both RTÉ and TG4;
- We held our own SHOUT Galway launch, which was well attended, with at least 60 people present;
- We started Garda vetting for SHOUTOUT participants;
- We started the process of training the participants.
Maria Ní Fhlatharta
Lead Student Partner, Director Shoutout