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Introducing 2016 TJFP Panelist, Elle Hearns!

We can’t tell you how thrilled we are to be joined by Elle Hearns!

Elle Hearns, 2016 TJFP Panelist

Elle Hearns, 2016 TJFP Panelist

Elle is a revolutionary organizer, freedom fighter and strategy expert. Elle has spent a lifetime committed to ensuring marginalized voices are centered and reflected in today’s society. Elle is a highly noted public speaker, facilitator, trainer and writer. She’s well known for her work in mobilizing communities, rapid response, and campaign development. As an organizer Elle spearheaded notable grassroots efforts such as Trans Liberation Tuesday,and digital campaigns More Than Marriage, and Raise the Debate. She also served as a lead organizer of The Movement for Black Lives convening. Elle currently is a organizing coordinator for  Black Lives Matter where she’s been a strategic partner since its organizational inception. She previously served as the Central Region Coordinator for the grassroots organization GetEQUAL and is the former creative director for TWOCC (Trans Women of Color Collective). Elle’s experience has influenced the ways in which social justice movements are perceived today. Elle’s writings have been featured in TruthOut, Huffington Post, and Ebony. Her remarkable work has been chronicled by several publications including Time, CNN, MTV, The New York Times, Alternet, Democracy Now, The Daily Dot,Jet magazine, Fusion, Essence Magazine, Telesur English and The Washington Post. Elle hails from Columbus, OH and currently lives in Washington D.C.

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TJFP gets mentioned in Buzzfeed’s 10 Things You Can Do For Transgender Day Of Visibility

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In honor of Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st, here are 10 ways to show your support for the trans community.  Thanks for the shout out Buzzfeed!

Please consider making a donation for the Trans Justice Funding Project’s 2015 funding cycle today?

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