DAY OF REMEMBRANCE RECOGNIZED
COLLEGE OF THE DESERT’S GAY-STRAIGHT
The College of the Desert’s (COD) Gay-Straight Alliance has
partnered with the TransScribe campaign to hold a special Memorial and
Candlelight Vigil ceremony on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 5:00-6:30pm in
the amphitheater at the main entrance to the college.
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is a day to
memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, or the
hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people. The goal of
TDoR is to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender
community. Gay-Straight Alliance of College of the Desert has partnered with
the TransScribe campaign whose goal is to eradicate prejudice, abuse and
violence arising from sex-gender diversity.
speakers include: Greg Rodriguez, a representative from the office of Congressman
Raul Ruiz; Lisa Howell, COD Vice President of Administrative Services; Carlos
Maldonado, COD Director of Student Life; and Tamasyn Maeve, a College of the
of the Desert is located at 43500 Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert, California.
This event is open to the public and is co-sponsored by Bloom in the Desert
Ministries and Trader Joe’s. Free parking on campus is available for this
more information, please contact COD’s GSA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to be informed of their activities go to Official.COD.GSA@groups.facebook.com.
More information about TransScribe can be found here: www.facebook.com/TransScribe.