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Saftey in the Wake of Orlando-Community, Not Police

trans-march-copy-620x620“Transgender, gender nonconforming, and LGB Latinx communities and communities of color have always protected each other — and the stories from Orlando will tell you the same. In this moment of increased policing and militarization of our community spaces, we continue to build community and develop ways to extend our conversations about the many real threats we face in our homes and community spaces.”

Dear TJFP family and community,

For those of us who are struggling with holding the complexities of grief, pain, and fear with a desire to stay close during such devestatingly violent times, here is a wonderfully smart article (in English and Spanish) offering thoughts and resources for community safety.  Please read and share, Safety in the wake of Orlando — community, not police written by Collette Carter in coordination with the ACLU, The Audre Lorde Project, The New York City Anti-Violence Project, Mijente, Southerners On New Ground, National Lawyers Guild, Vision Change Win, BYP100, and Transgender Law Center.

 

 

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Llamada para mujeres inmigrantes trans / Call for Trans immigrant women

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August 4th – 8:00pm Eastern
4 de Agosto – 8:00pm Tiempo Este

(English below)

Patrocinado por: Familia TQLM, GetEqual, Sureños en Nueva Tierra, the Transgender Law Center y la campaña for Ni 1 Deportación mas.

Te invitamos a una llamada de conferencia nacional, especificamente para mujeres inmigrantes transgénero para escuchar y compartir informes y estrategias para acabar con la detención y las deportaciones de nuestra comunidad. Vamos a escuchar mas sobre las directrices publicadas recientemente por el Departamento de Seguridad Domestica (DHS) sobre detenidos transgéneros. También se va hablar sobre que deben de ser los próximos pasos al nivel local y nacional en la campaña. Habrá interpretación al ingles y español.

Regístrate a: http://bit.ly/transimm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1606771789593599/
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Sponsored by: Familia TQLM, GetEqual, Southerners on New Ground, the Transgender Law Center and the Not1More Deportation Campaign.

You’re invited to a national conference call, specfically for transgender immigrant women to update and strategize with each other on the latest developments for an end detention and not one more deportation of our community. We will be hearing more about the guidelines DHS released on transgender detainees as well as local and national organizing next steps. This call will be held in English and Spanish, interpretation will be available.

Register at: http://bit.ly/transimm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1606771789593599/

 

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