Trans rights, organizing and activism

Trans rights, organizing and activism 

Monday, April 3

University Hall 3222 | 6-7 pm Pacific Time

  • The Global Policy Institute is excited to host a conversation on the Trans rights, organizing and activism with Bamby Salcedo who is President and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition.

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  • Bamby Salcedo

    Bamby Salcedo is a prominent transgender Latina activist. She is the President and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition (TLC). TLC was founded in 2009 by a group of Transgender and Gender nonconforming and Intersex immigrant women in Los Angeles. TLC is now a national organization that focuses on addressing the issues of transgender Latin@s in the US. Bamby also developed the Center for Violence Prevention and Transgender Wellness, a multipurpose, multiservice space for Trans people in Los Angeles. Her activism has focused on many critical topics, including trans rights, immigration, HIV, at-risk youth, LGBTQIA+ issues, and incarceration. As an internationally recognized activist, Bamby has received many awards, testified before Congress, and visited the White House to speak as an invited guest.