It has been a little over a month since the 3rd annual Trans Justice Summit and our Trans Justice team at Basic Rights Oregon has had the chance to reflect on the impact this year’s summit had.
Two Spirit leaders from around the country we’re able to join forces in November to build community, push for justice, and to create a stronger movement for tomorrow.
Basic Rights Oregon, Western States Center and Oregon United for Marriage recently launched Communities of Color for Marriage to ensure communities of color are represented and engaged in the Oregon United for Marriage campaign to win the freedom to marry in Oregon.
We hope some of the below resources can offer some help to families that are struggling this winter, but also, we hope that we can all take some time and effort this year to give a little support to our extended LGBT family.
We are teaming up with Cover Oregon, Forward Together, Q Center and Cascade AIDS Project to spread the word about the new healthcare marketplace that started October 2013, with coverage beginning January 2014. This transition can be confusing at times, so here is some basic information to give you a clearer understanding of what it means and how you can get signed up.
We are excited to team up with Cupcake Jones for some sweet rewards for everyone who gives at any amount to Basic Rights via the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide.
People from across the state gathered to build community and skills to realize transgender justice in Oregon. Basic Rights Oregon’s Trans Justice Program held the 3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit, a one of a kind event in the Pacific Northwest.
Basic Rights is looking for a Program Director to lead our Trans Justice & Racial Justice Programs. Click here for the job description!
Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013.