Transmitiendo lo que es posible y se puede lograr: una conversación con Arianna Lint

Translation in English Por Cathy Kapua Cuando conocí a Arianna Lint, la fundadora y directora ejecutiva del Centro Arianna (Arianna’s Center), quedé deslumbrado por la fuerza e intención de su voz, mientras exigía que los departamentos federales financiaran el trabajo de justicia trans en el sur. En una mesa redonda en el 2014 junto con […]

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Passing on Possibility: A conversation with Arianna Lint

Traducción en éspanol By Cathy Kapua, Deputy Director of TJFP When I first met Arianna Lint, the founder and CEO of Arianna’s Center, I was dazzled by the strength and intention in her voice, speaking truth to power as she demanded that federal departments fund trans justice work in the South. At a roundtable discussion […]

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Appreciating our 2021 Grantmaking Coordination/Facilitation Team!

(Clockwise from top left: Zakia McKensey, Cristina Herrera, Cathy Kapua, V Chaudry, Luce Lincoln, Nico Amador) We want to give a special shout out to the dedication and commitment of our grantmaking meeting facilitators, coordinators, consultants, and staff! Our ninth community grantmaking meeting wouldn’t have gone nearly so smoothly without this amazing crew on hand […]

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Announcing TJFP’s 2021 Grantees!

We’re pleased to announce that TJFP’s 2021 grantmaking fellows awarded $850,000 in grants to 191 trans-led grassroots groups, projects, and organizations doing amazing, creative, and groundbreaking trans justice work across the US and US territories! Find out more through our 2021 grantee directory page, and see the full list at the bottom of this post! […]

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We did it! Grantee announcement coming soon!

  Wow! Our Community Grantmaking Fellows spent several days and hour upon hour, meeting virtually to thoughtfully select our 2021 grantees and award amounts. We’re so excited to share out our brilliant 2021 grantees (all 308!) with you in the coming week. These grantees will be supported in part by the astonishing $138,570 that we […]

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$17,384 remaining to our goal!

TJFP is a small funding project built and powered by YOU–our beloved and powerful grantees and applicants, donors, staff, volunteers, family, and friends. In the last 24 hours of our 2021 fundraising campaign we’re inviting you to donate to help us meet our goal: move over $1 million dollars to support the ever growing grassroots […]

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Introducing 2021 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Ola Osaze!

TJFP is incredibly excited to introduce our sixth and final Community Grantmaking Fellow, Ola Osaze!   Ola is a trans masculine queer of Edo and Yoruba descent, who was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and now resides in Houston, Texas. Ola is the Co-Director for the Black LGBTQ+ Migrant Project and has been a […]

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Introducing 2021 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Loan Tran!

We’re delighted to be able to welcome the fifth of our six Community Grantmaking Fellows, Loan Tran!   Loan Tran is a migrant originally from Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam currently organizing in Durham, North Carolina. For more than a decade they have been involved in liberation struggles for migrants, LGBTQ people, communities of […]

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Introducing 2021 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Candi Brings Plenty!

TJFP is so honored to introduce the fourth of our six Community Grantmaking Fellows, Candi Brings Plenty!   The Two Spirit Nation was not only just an encampment at the Očeti Šakowin camp at Standing Rock during the NoDAPL movement, it was a movement within a movement. Candi Brings Plenty is a Two Spirit Water […]

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Introducing 2021 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Dominique Morgan!

We’re so glad to announce the third of our six Community Grantmaking Fellows, Dominique Morgan! Dominique is an award-winning artist, activist, and TEDx speaker. As the Executive Director of Black and Pink, the largest prison abolitionist organization in the United States. She works daily to dismantle the systems that perpetuate violence on LGBTQ/GNC people and […]

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Together let’s raise $90k for trans justice and liberation!

What kind of future do you wish for you and your community?  What would you be willing to give to support the future of your dreams?  This year we received 213 applications from grassroots, trans justice groups and projects led by trans and non-binary people, organizing their communities locally and nationally. The groups and projects we fund are busy working […]

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Introducing 2021 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Toi Washington!

TJFP is thrilled to announce the second of our six Community Grantmaking Fellows, Toi Washington! “A person can forget what you did or said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. If I can help somebody along the way, then my living is not in vain.” This is the mantra Toi T. […]

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