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Trans Health Activism in Detroit: Moving Forward Together

Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00-4:00 PM
Vandenberg Room (2nd Floor) Michigan League Map
Detroit transgender and gender nonconforming communities are leading a movement to demand safety, opportunity, and access to health and wellness services. This panel will discuss the work being done as part of that movement at the Ruth Ellis Center, a youth social services agency that serves LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and residential instability. Speakers will include leaders from the Ruth Ellis community, as well as members of the medical and behavioral health teams. This event is part of the University's annual MLK Symposium.

Amara Marley
Brandi Smith
Lance Hicks, MSW
Tyffanie Walton, EIS

​Maureen Connolly, MD (Moderator)
Department of Pediatrics
Henry Ford Health System

Venue Accessibility:
Accessible entrance with power doors at South side, near the circle drive. Take elevator to 2nd floor. A gender neutral restroom is located on the 3rd floor, room #343T.

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Building: Michigan League
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Activism, Detroit, LGBT, Public Health, Social Impact, Social Justice, Women's Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Spectrum Center, Women's Studies Department, College of Pharmacy