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Fifth Annual Trans Equity Summit

By Charlotte Robinson, September 11, 2018
The fifth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit begins on Thursday, October 4th at Hennepin Theater Trust, 900 Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year’s focus is on health & wellness with breakout sessions on the services available in Minnesota including overcoming barriers to care & strategies for mental health resiliency. Following the Summit the Minneapolis Transgender Equity Council will host a social event at Hennepin Theater Trust. On Friday October 5th there will be a career & health fair at Minneapolis City Hall hosted by the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Twin Cities Quorum & Twin Cities Pride. The event includes professional resume review & leading employers will accept resumes & discuss available positions. The Trans Equity Summit will present a keynote panel led by Kye Allums, the first African American openly transgender athlete in sports history. There will be an update about trans equity work happening within the City of Minneapolis. There will also be presentations by local organizations leading the charge on transgender health equity with opportunities to meet members of the City’s newly appointed advisory board the Transgender Equity Council. This event is free & open to the public & lunch will be provided. Registration begins October 4th with coffee & tea at 9A & the first session beginning at 10A. The event is hosted by the City of Minneapolis in collaboration with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board & Minneapolis Public Schools. Community members & organizations interested in furthering transgender equity are encouraged to attend.
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1 comment:

Marilyn Rosen said...

I am always so heartened to learn of the incredible dedication all across this country to equality and safety and opportunity for all.

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