The Vera Project
305 Harrison St, Seattle
$7-15 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds
All proceeds will build a fund for Trans and marginalized people in our communities who wish to get trained in self defense as well as support Trans Prisoners.
Transgender Day of Remembrance reminds us of how important the issue of personal safety is for the LGBTQ+ movement and our allies.
The evening will include three fabulous bands:
There will be speakers from both Q-Patrol and PSJBGC in between sets. We will have information about the Trans Prisoners who started J22, info tables and a VEGAN BAKE SALE.
Jan 22, 2018 marks the third annual international Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity. If you are on the front lines, doing this work every day, then Jan 22 is a day to celebrate and honor your actions. For everyone else, this is a day to collaborate, be an accomplice not an ally, to prioritize, act, protest, resist, raise awareness, and reach out to trans prisoners, forging new relationships and dismantling the isolation of prison. We encourage you to host a letter writing night reaching out to trans prisoners, hold vigils for those in our communities who have been taken by State violence, to plan an event, organize speakers, screen films, invite presentations, and give workshops to spread the word on the experience of trans prisoners, share knowledge, and build strategies of resistance. Have dance parties and raise funds for people and groups already doing amazing work. Take action. Letâ€™s join together and show our conviction in supporting each other and ending prisons once and for all.