STOP KILLING BLACK TRANSGENDER PEOPLE
***Dear Trans Community, BTAC Loves YOU! You are valued, important and needed in this world. If you need community or shared resources, please contact the Black Trans Advocacy Coalition (BTAC) at 855-255-8636. ***
Black Transwomen Inc, on behalf of the National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition and our allies are in enraged by the constant violence on black trans lives occurring globally and we need your help.
Please donate to help Black Transwomen Inc prevent and recover from the escalating violence experienced by our community. Our phone lines and social media accounts are very busy from the transgender community concerned about their safety, they are requesting resources to assist with identity documentation/name changes, trans health navigation, accessing employment, basic food and shelter , grief counseling, self defense training, community education, legislative policy and police protections.
As of this day in 2019, one black transman has been attacked and nine transgender women have been killed:
~ Chanel Scurlock, 23, a Black transwoman, was found shot in North Carolina on June 6.
~ Chynal Lindsey, 26, a Black transwoman, was found dead in Dallas with signs of “homicidal violence” on June 1.
~ Jazzaline Ware, a Black transwoman, was found dead in her Memphis apartment on May 31.
~ Paris Cameron, 20 a Black transwoman, killed in a LGBT shooting in a home in Detroit on May 25.
~ Michelle "Tamika" Washington, 40, a Black transgender woman, was fatally shot in Philadelphia on May 19.
~ Muhlaysia Booker, 23, a Black transgender woman, was fatally shot in Dallas on May 18.
~ Claire Legato, 21, a Black transgender woman, was fatally shot in Cleveland on April 15.
~ Kier Rice, a Black transgender man, was attacked at his place of employment in Killeen, Texas.
~ Ashanti Carmon, 27, a Black transwoman, was fatally shot in Prince George's County, Maryland, on March 30.
~ Dana Martin, 31, a Black transgender woman, was fatally shot in Montgomery, Alabama.
BTAC continues to take a stand for our Black Transgender Community. We are calling on the police, legislators, allies and particularly the African American community to take a stand with us to STOP KILLING BLACK TRANSGENDER PEOPLE.
Know That When You Donate, You Are Directly Supporting
The Needs of The Black Trans Community
Invest in the lives of Black Trans People to Prevent Anti-Trans Violence through Police Investigation Monitoring & Changes to the Law! Donate one time, monthly or annually to: 1)monitor police department investigation into the violent acts in Texas to ensure that justice is served and 2) be present in our state capitol of Austin along with our coalition partners to insist that our state’s James Byrd Hate Crimes Act includes transgender Texans.
Invest in the lives of Black Trans People to Prevent Anti-Trans Violence! Donate one time, monthly or annually to: Trans Health, Housing, Employment and Identification Document assistance.
Invest in the lives of Black Trans People to help Respond & Recover from Anti-Trans Violence! Donate one time, monthly or annually to: Memorial and/or Burial Assistance, and Emergency Food, Shelter, Transportation needs.
Invest in the lives of Black Trans People for Anti-Trans Violence Community Organizing! Donate one time, monthly or annually to: Community Education & Training. Community Marches/Parade Activism, Political & Legal Advocacy Events
Invest in Black Trans Leadership to assist with the prevention and recovery of Anti Trans Violence! Donate one time, monthly or annually to: program leadership and training.
At this time Black Transwomen Inc leadership IS NOT funded which is a direct barrier to providing programs and services for transwomen. We are doing all that we can on very limited resources and so we need your help to enable anti violence leadership, education, prevention and response. Please donate to help Black Transwomen lead this initiative.
STAY SAFE. RIDE SAFE. $10 DFW DISCOUNT
Take advantage of Safe transportation for the Black Trans Community of Dallas. $10 Off One Ride in the DFW area valid for rides from 7PM - 7AM. Contact Black Trans Advocacy Coalition for your discount code at 855-255-8636