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Forum Series: Transgender and Immigrant Rights int the Fight for Liberation: Jennicet Gutiérrez

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Jennicet Gutiérrez, best known for shedding light on the plight of transgender women in immigration detention centers through her organization FAMILIA: TQLM (Trans Queer Liberation Movement), is a transgender activist from México who resides in Los Angeles. She burst onto the national scene in the summer of 2015, when she interrupted President Obama during a speech in honor of Pride month to call attention to the struggles of transgender immigrant women. Gutiérrez believes in the importance of uplifting and centering the voices of trans women of color in all racial justice work.

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Date:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Regents Hall – Burpee Student Center
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
Phone:
815-226-4000
Website:
www.rockford.edu