Unite the union will launch its Mark Ashton bursary this evening [7pm, Thursday May 18th] as part of LGBT awareness week.
The bursary worth up to £300 will be available is aimed at young people developing projects which shows solidarity with the LGBT community
The Chair of Unite’s LGBT committee, Francis Loughlin, spoke ahead of today’s launch event which will be held in the Conference room of Unite’s Antrim Road offices:
“This evening we will be launching our Mark Ashton bursary as part of the events organised across the city for LGBT Awareness week. The bursary will be launched by Jimmy Kelly, Ireland Secretary of Unite.