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September 28, 2017, Thursday - Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit at the Convention Center

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Location: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Avenue S

The fourth annual Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit will be held on Thursday, September 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This year, the summit will focus on health and history, with breakout sessions on meeting healthcare needs, being an ally, health care laws, public policy and more. Community members and organizations interested in learning about and furthering transgender equity are encouraged to attend.

The summit will include a keynote address by Monica Roberts, founding editor of TransGriot, a blog focusing on issues pertaining to transgender women of color. There will also be a presentation and discussion on the findings of the U.S. Transgender Survey, presented by the National Center for Transgender Equality. Attendees will also have an opportunity to meet members of the City’s newly appointed advisory board, the Transgender Equity Council.

Hosted by the City of Minneapolis in collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the event is free and open to the public. Register and find more information at www.minneapolismn.gov/TransEquity.