Note: This event was rescheduled because of inclement weather on November 15.
Join the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in recognizing Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience.
For this year's program, we will host Catalleya Storm (they/them) of the ACLU of Ohio, who will speak about the importance of remembering both the importance and resilience of transgender people.
Synopsis: In this talk, Catalleya will focus on the importance of resilience within the trans community. In a world that's constantly tearing us down, denying us equal rights and protections, and ultimately killing us, we must remember our past enjoy our present and look forward to the future. We must learn to look within each one of us and find that shining light that brings hope. We must learn to not only honor our dead, but we must also learn to honor our living. We must remember those who are still standing and fight like hell for ourselves and each other. Trans Day of Remembrance would not be if it wasn't also for our resilience. Today would not be if it wasn't for our past, and today would not be if it wasn't for our present. Today would not be if we weren't looking forward towards change. We are the change!
Bio: Catalleya Storm (they/them) is a Wright State University alum and a current Policy Associate for the ACLU of Ohio’s Transgender Education and Advocacy Program (TEAP). Catalleya fights for the rights of all through an intersectional lens, believing that by working through the intersections of a problem or issue we are able to impact all. As a writer, philanthropist, survivor, and abolitionist, Catalleya strives to educate and inspire others to create a brighter present and future for all.
For more information about Transgender Day of Remembrance/Resilience, visit www.glaad.org/tdor.
Funding for this event provided by the Student LGBTQ+ Diversity Fund. This event is also co-sponsored by the Office of Student Accessibility and Support Services (SASS).
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:10am
201 College Park St, Gambier, OH 43022