Not Alone: How to Help Transgender Survivors in Detention (Part 2)
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time: 11:00am–12:30pm Pacific
(Please note the time in your time zone: 12pm–1:30pm Mountain, 1pm–2:30pm Central, 2pm–3:30pm Eastern)
Description: In the second part of this series, we will focus on direct advocacy strategies, including legal and systems advocacy. Jennifer Orthwein from the Transgender Law Center will talk about her experience working with transgender survivors in a California state prisons and provide an overview of her organization’s advocacy strategies. Earline Budd, an advocate who has provided direct services to transgender inmates in Washington, DC, will discuss safety planning, systems advocacy, and re-entry planning for incarcerated transgender survivors of sexual abuse.