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Trans* & Gender Non-Conforming Bathroom Justice Storytelling Training

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Allyship is working with Shetha Alaskar from Fuse Washington to train impacted people (transgender & gender non-conforming people and their loved ones) on how to share their personal stories around transphobic bills and initiatives (including I-1515, the conservative-led anti-trans* bathroom statewide ballot initiative) with elected officials, media, and community members.

Reserve your spot in this training today! Please RSVP by 5pm on Friday, May 27th to Denechia Powell at denechia@allyship.org or 206.428.1986.

Our training will be held on Tuesday, May 31st, 6-8pm at the WA State Labor Council in the Central District (321 16th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98144, bus routes 14, 27 & 984, free street parking). Light snacks and drinks will be provided. This is a wheelchair accessible space with gender-neutral restrooms, and we ask that you come as fragrance/scent-free as possible (learn more about this at http://www.brownstargirl.org/blog/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15).

Click here to RSVP to our Facebook event – please share it with your communities!

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LGBTQ Allyship GiveBIG 2016

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Please join us on May 3rd and let’s make change together! GiveBig on May 3rd!

Donate here: https://givebig.seattlefoundation.org/npo/lgbtq-allyship-1

Share our GiveBIG Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1086947894660007

Help us build a LGBTQ Social Justice Leadership Institute around LGBTQ Intergenerational Housing Equity! Support 15 LGBTQ leaders gain skills around advocacy and community building.

Help host a LGBTQ Intergenerational Conference focusing on LGBTQ housing equity! Join us in September with 200 other renters and low-wealth LGBTQ community members. Let’s build community power around affordable housing!

Do you believe marginalized transgender and gender non-conforming people should lead the fight against the 6 filed Anti-trans bathroom bills? We do! Help us build leadership and community organize to support trans* equity!

Can you join us for our GiveBIG Phonebank for Trans* & Queer Housing Justice on Monday, May 2nd, 6-8pm at Allyship’s office (1105 23rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, bus routes 2& 48)? Please RSVP to Denechia Powell at denechia@allyship.org. Help us spread the word about the phonebank by sharing our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1086947894660007

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LGBTQ+ Social Justice Leadership Institute

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LGBTQ Allyship believes that in order to build strong communities we must have strong leaders. We are now sjliaccepting applications for our six-month LGBTQ+ Social Justice Leadership Institute. Our goal is to build and train 10-12 grassroots LGBTQ+ social justice leaders around LGBTQ+ housing justice & equity. Leaders will become familiar with public speaking, event planning, story-collecting for advocacy, advocacy skills, mobilization, community organizing skills, grassroots fundraising and an intersectional analysis around LGBTQ+ housing justice & equity.

Apply to be a part of our Leadership Institute today: http://bit.do/queerleadership

Applications are due at 5pm on Monday, May 2. If you have any questions or would like support filling out this application, please contact Community Facilitator Denechia Powell at denechia@allyship.org or 206.428.1986.

Click here to spread the word about the Leadership Institute on Facebook!

We are looking for:

1. LGBTQ+ community members age 16 & up who are committed to anti-oppression & anti-racist values
2. A commitment of six months
3. Ability to volunteer 5-7 hours a month
4. Ability to attend orientation, workshops & trainings (some exceptions allowed)
5. An open mind and a willingness to learn

The Leadership Institute is being funded by Communities of Opportunity and Pride Foundation.

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