A National LGBTQ Conference to End the Criminalization & Imprisonment of Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming People
October 13-14, 2007
City College of San Francisco, Ocean Campus Student Union
Transforming Justice will be the first-ever gathering of activists, advocates, former prisoners, and community members from across the country working to stop the cycles of poverty, criminalization, and imprisonment in transgender and gender non-conforming communities. This two-day roundtable event will work to develop shared understanding of these cycles and strategize about how we can work more effectively to end the human rights abuses and mass imprisonment of transgender and gender non-conforming people, while building safe, healthy, and strong communities. Transforming Justice will be an opportunity to learn, connect, and envision together as we work to challenge the prison industrial complex and build a world where we all can thrive.
A range of organizations and volunteers involved in LGBTSTQ justice, anti-prison, and prisoner rights movements are helping to plan this exciting gathering. The Local Coordinating Committee consists of interested community members and representatives from our local host organizations, including Critical Resistance, Justice Now, the Trans/Gender Variant in Prison (TIP) Committee, and the Transgender, Gender Variant, and Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP). The National Advisory Committee consists of representatives from our sponsoring organizations, including American Civil Liberties Union's LGBT Project, Human Rights Watch's LGBT Rights Program, Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
This event is open to the entire CCSF campus Community. Volunteers Needed!!
Queer Resource Center
Queer Studies Department
Women's Studies Department
Administration of Justice Department
For more info: http://www.transformingjustice.org or (415) 252-1444,