Lauren Salazar ’17 writes in:
Join Ajúa Campos as we jumpstart
Latinx Affirmation Month 2016
“Making Latinidad: Affirming Our Intersectionalities”
Come to our first event, Convocation, which will feature:
– Latinx Affirmation Month Events
– Senior & Freshman Speakers
– A keynote address from Trans Activist –
Jennicet Gutiérrez is a transgender activist and organizer from México. She currently resides in Los Angeles. She is best known for shedding light on the plight of transgender women in immigration detention centers through her organization FAMILIA: TQLM (Trans Queer Liberation Movement). She burst onto the national scene when she interrupted President Obama during his White House speech in honor of Pride month, calling attention to the struggles of Trans immigrant women.
Jennicet believes in the importance of uplifting and centering the voices of trans women of color in all racial justice work. Jennicet will continue to organize in order to end the deportation, incarceration and criminalization of immigrants and all people of color.
Presentado por Ajúa Campos!
Date: October 30, 2016
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Place: Daniel Family Commons