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Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

November 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 is now available from The Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation and Basic Rights Oregon! 

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3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

November 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

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. 

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New "Transgender Persons and the Law" Book Released!

New “Transgender Persons and the Law” Book Released!

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

        Last month the American Bar Association published a comprehensive new legal primer for transgender adults, a first of it’s kind: “Transgender Persons and the Law”, written by Ally Windsor Howell. Howell, a lawyer who identifies as a trans woman, has written this book in such a way as to make it accessible to […]

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2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

November 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, November 20th is the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day honors not just those who self identified as transgender, but anyone who was murdered because of a bias against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. 

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triangle productions! presents American Fiesta

triangle productions! presents American Fiesta

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

triangle productions! presents their upcoming play, American Fiesta in support of equality, love, and commitment, which opens on Wednesday, November 27. A percentage of the tickets benefits Basic Rights.

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Basic Rights Is Hiring: Program Director

Basic Rights Is Hiring: Program Director

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hiring!

Basic Rights is looking for a Program Director to lead our Trans Justice & Racial Justice Programs.  Click here for the job description!

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New report on barriers for transgender immigrants

New report on barriers for transgender immigrants

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

Read more about the new report released by the National Center for Transgender Equality outlining the barriers transgender immigrants face while navigating the U.S. immigration system.

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2013 Trans Justice Summit

2013 Trans Justice Summit

October 21, 2013 | Comments (0)

The 2013 Trans Justice Summit will empower trans Oregonians in our work to build a strong movement for trans justice statewide. Contact Adrian Martinez (adrian@basicrights.org) if you’re interested in attending. 

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TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

October 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

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. 

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