Episode 20, part 1 - Tennessee
Supporting and empowering Trans Women of Color to live their best lives in Memphis, TN.
In the first of two episodes from Memphis, TN, Amelia speaks to Jasmine Tasaki, the founder and executive director of WeCareTN, a non-profit organization that works to support and empower Trans Women of Color through job-readiness programs, direct financial support, and a variety of mutual aid programs founded on healing justice principles. Tune in to learn about Jasmine’s life and work, as well as the community that has supported and uplifted her.
Links from the episode:
HRC’s report on violence against the trans community in 2019
The open letter to HRC from Trans community leaders
TAKE (founded by Daroneshia Duncan who is now the Executive Director of Trans United)