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SCDJJ's Transgender and Intersex Community Empowerment: Building Safety, Health and Understanding

Friday, May 8th, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Transgender people experience systematic unemployment and underemployment, discrimination, harassment, violence, and murder at alarming rates. The Intersex community has been invisible to our society and continues to be endangered of not receiving appropriate services and understanding from our agencies.  In this training we will explore community building across race, class, and cultural barriers to assist both individuals and their communities identify systematic oppressions and violence and be empowered to best serve these communities with respect.  Participants will learn keys terms, debunk dangerous myths, and learn resources and skills when serving our Transgender and Intersex clients.  This training will include a panel discussion from members of the community.  

Presented by Dayna Smith (Transgender Advocate for the Harriet Hancock Center) and Dr. Alexandra Kardi (SC Department of Juvenile Justice).

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