Clare Balding launches Just Like Us’ new Founders’ Circle initiative

by Just Like Us
November 2021

Clare Balding gives a speech to many Founders' Circle members at the dinner event

TV presenter Clare Balding has supported the launch of Just Like Us’ new Founders’ Circle, a group of extraordinary individuals helping to end anti-LGBT+ bullying.

Just Like Us, the LGBT+ young people’s charity, has launched the initiative for donors to support its work in schools across the UK and ensure all young people know that being LGBT+ is something to be celebrated.

The inaugural launch saw Founders’ Circle members treated to a champagne reception, followed by a sit down dinner with speeches from Clare Balding and a Just Like Us ambassador, kindly hosted by legal firm Travers Smith.

Clare Balding spoke of her support for the charity’s Founders’ Circle and the need to bring positive messaging about LGBT+ people into schools.

Clare Balding supports the launch of Just Like Us’ Founders’ Circle

Dominic Arnall, Chief Executive of Just Like Us, says: “We are delighted to launch our Founders’ Circle with so many dedicated supporters who are having a transformational effect on the lives of LGBT+ young people through their roles as donors and flag bearers for the charity – and we encourage you to join us.

“We are so grateful to Clare Balding for all her support for our Founders’ Circle and all the ways we’ll be able to support LGBT+ through our members’ support.”

Founders’ Circle member Josh Graff, who is Managing Director EMEA/LATAM and VP Global Enterprise, LinkedIn says: “Just Like Us is helping to educate, inspire and empower LGBT+ young people, whilst also building a community of allies within schools and universities.

“I’m proud to support their efforts to break stereotypes, showcase role models and build a more inclusive society.”

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