Sat, Jun 13|
Franklin Park Playstead
Trans Resistance Vigil & March
Time & Location
Jun 13, 2020, 3:00 PM
Franklin Park Playstead, Pierpont Rd, Boston, MA 02119, USA
About the event
We honor the legacy of Stonewall by coming out to the most authentic PRIDE in 50 years. "It's time for Black Trans excellence to lead OURSELVES" - Athena Vaughn
JOIN US: Franklin Park Playstead
DANCE: DJ FrenchY:
LISTEN: Video performance by Teesha Boo “We Shall Overcome” by Black Bear Extraordinaire Speeches by activists Athena Vaughn, Chastity Bowick, Tre’Andre Valentine and Monica Cannon Grant.
MARCH: We are marching to Nubian Square!
COSPONSOR: Organizations, businesses & elected officials are invited to co sponsor the event to help promote, donate and attend. Go to transgenderemergencyfund.org/ to donate, co sponsor & sign up for the mailing list!
Trans Resistance is Black and Brown trans people and allies, with Black and Brown trans people taking the lead. On behalf of all of us, a HUGE thank you to our co sponsors:
Julian CyrAdvocates: $1,000The Network/La Red
A League of her Own: $8,000 Monica Cannon Grant,
FAQ: -We will be starting at Franklin Park Playstead for the Vigil and Marching to Nubian Square. -Parking is available at Franklin Park Zoo and on Seaver Street. -Franklin Park entrances are accessible via ramps. The March will be accessible for those with mobility aids, however, we will be on the grass for the Vigil, which may be tough for mobility aids. -The event is kid-friendly. -Attire: All black and bring the trans flag or wear the trans flag colors. Or wear whatever you want! -We've got lots of volunteers but if you'd like to help clean up or hand out supplies, we'd appreciate that. -There aren't any car caravans that we know of, but if you want to organize one for your group, go right ahead! -Email us if you need to reach out for any reason: TransResistanceMA@gmail.com