Including the Excluded: 35 Years of Trans Life

TRANS FLYER copyIncluding the Excluded – the final event in Ujamaa’s 2015 Black History Month series – will discuss the intersectionality of race, queerness, and displacement, and further conversation on #BLACKLIVESMATTER at Wesleyan. The discussion will take place on Thursday, February 26 at 7:15 PM in 41 Wyllys, room 112.

Joining us from Justice 4 Jane:

Al Riccio is a transgender organizer with Justice for Jane and the ANSWER Coalition in CT. His experience in community organizing includes providing LGBTQ education and resources to youth, struggling against police brutality throughout the state and engaging in nationwide antiwar work.

IV Staklo is a genderqueer organizer with Justice for Jane and the Party for Socialism and Liberation in CT. They are a Russian Roma immigrant and student. IV helped organize new Trans* Day of Remembrance direct actions in New Haven and works in solidarity with the local #BlackLivesMatter movement. IV writes for Liberation News on LGBTQ, mental health, Roma and Eastern European issues.

This event is co-sponsored QueerWes and SPECTRUM. Dinner will be provided.