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Transgender Day of Visibility
Spring 2017 Zoyer Zyndel
2017 Transgender Day of Visibility
PURPOSE: Fresno’s Transgender Day of Visibility is an opportunity to show support for the transgender community. This event brings positive attention to the accomplishments of transgender people around the world while fighting transphobia by raising awareness about the transgender community. It is a day of empowering, recognizing, and celebrating transgender experiences and culture.
WHO: Alliant International University in coordination with Trans-E-Motion. Trans-E-Motion is a community benefit organization that works to improve the lives of transgender people and their allies through education, support, and advocacy in Fresno and the surrounding areas.
WHAT: Transgender Day of Visibility. Transgender lives will be celebrated through singing, poetry, spoken word, and music. There will be inspirational speakers, addressing the topic of transgender and gender diversity, inclusion, and the current efforts to fight for transgender equality. Art will be on display. The event will include a resource fair showcasing transgender friendly organizations, food vendors, and businesses. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in raffles for prizes.
WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm
WHERE: Alliant International University at 5130 E. Clinton Way 93727 Fresno, CA.
WHY: Now is the time to advocate for the transgender community. With recent changes to national political platform, now is the best time to add to the growing support for this cause. Join us to improve our community. Your attendance is your support.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: There will be opportunities for photos all throughout the event.