Brave Space Alliance plans a full day of events, with a focus on reframing the focus, for Trans Day of Remembrance ( TDoR ), Nov. 19, 2017.
Nov. 19, 2 to 3 p.m.: Workshop with America in Transition
Location: Brave Space Alliance, 1434 W. 51st St.
America in Transition is a documentary series that explores family, community, and social change for trans people of color.
3 p.m.: Trans Day of Remembrance March for Liberation at 51st and Halsted
The community is seeking to radically reframe the observance of TDoR, not as a day to wallow in sorrow, but to show our power and strength. Our community has a long tradition of mourning in the streets, and we believe that TDoR should be no different. We will take the streets and march for our collective joy, liberation, and power as we remember the lives and names of those we have lost in the past calendar year to transphobic violence. A rally will conclude the march and words of liberation from the lips of community leaders.
4:30 to 6 p.m.: Community Space at Brave Space Aliiance
Gather after the March to connect with other members of Chicago's trans and GNC community, and be in power and love with our siblings in the struggle. While you're here, take a look around the fabulous confines of the Let Us Breathe space, home of Brave Space Alliance! Refreshments will be served.