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Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Student Union Building - Evered Hall

33844 King Rd

S1116

Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8

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What can society do to become more inclusive of transgender rights? History of and Continued Violence Against Transgender People.

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The UFV-SUS Advanced leadership Program and the UFV Faculty & Staff Association are proud to present:

Adrienne Smith, Trade union activist and advocate for transgender inclusion - Transgender day of Remembrance Conference.

-What is the history and importance of this day ?

-What is the Incredible work that activists like Adrienne have done for trans rights ?

-What are the next steps and what needs to be done ?

-What are some actions that the University Community can take to be more inclusive of trans rights ?

ABOUT ADRIENNE SMITH

Adrienne Smith is a transgender human rights activist and drug policy lawyer. They recently settled a BC Supreme Court case which guaranteed access to opiate replacement therapy for prisoners in BC jails.

Adrienne appeared at the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada where they argued about the deleterious effects of mandatory minimum sentences for women, indigenous people, and drug users.

As a trade union activist, they advocate for transgender inclusion in our unions and workplaces. Adrienne volunteers at the Catherine White Holman Wellness Clinic where they give free legal advice and notarize name change documents for trans people.

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Student Union Building - Evered Hall

33844 King Rd

S1116

Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8

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