IMPLICATIONS FOR CHRISTIANS & OTHER FAITH TRADITIONS
Ro Allen is an experienced and longstanding advocate for LGBTIQ Victorians and has held leadership positions in the community and government sectors. Ro has been a member of three Victorian Government LGBTI ministerial advisory groups and chaired the ministerial advisory committee on LGBTI Health and Wellbeing between 2007 and 2009. In formative years, Ro held positions in the Synod Youth Ministry Team of the Uniting Church as well as positions with the Victorian Council of Churches as a project officer and represented the National Council of Churches at the Christian Conference of Asia. As founding CEO of UnitingCare Cutting Edge, Ro established Victoria’s first rural support group for young LGBTI people, giving Ro a deep understanding of the issues faced in rural and regional areas. Ro was recognised in the Top 50 Public Sector Women (Victoria) 2017. Ro’s address will also include the implications of the proposed Religious Freedom Bill for the LGBTIQ community. A facilitated Q&A will follow Ro’s presentation.
PCNV meeting cost is $7 ($5 for members)
An event arranged by The Progressive Christian Network of Victoria