Evening With Cathleen Thomas THAP Benefit

Come join us for an Evening With Cathleen Thomas THAP Benefit, this Friday at the Phillip Rush Center Annex. Showtime is at 7:30. Please join singer/songwriter and guitarist Cathleen Thomas for an evening of stories and song at the Rush Center Annex to benefit Trans Housing Atlanta Program, Inc.. Suggested donation is $15 at the door.

When: November 3rd, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Phillip Rush Center Annex, Event Room, 328 Mell Ave., Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30307


March 2016 Member Meeting

Please join us for our MEMBER'S MEETING this Thursday, March 10th, at 7 p.m. at the Rush Center Conference Room (now in the back Annex building with the auditorium) where our agenda will include an update on our fundraising efforts, including our event of April 29th, our Reverse Role Variety Show; an update on our Services; An update on our current collaborations; and a discussion of a forthcoming survey of trans and gender non-conforming utilization of homeless shelters.

Everyone is welcome, so See Y'all There!
When: Thu March 10 2016 7:00 PM

A Roof Over Our Head - The Struggle To Secure Safe Housing For Trans and Gender Nonconforming Atlantans

Presenters: Jamie Roberts and Tracee McDaniel from Trans Housing Atlanta Project

A recent national survey revealed that 1 in 5 of all trans and gender non-conforming individuals have experienced homelessness, and most of them experience violence and rejection in the process. Right now, in Atlanta, over two percent of all trans or gender non-conforming individuals are homeless. How can we, as members of the beloved community respond to this? That is the question we'll be discussing in this brief presentation followed by Q & A and town hall discussion. Please join us!

*free and open to the public*

This event is hosted by SPEAK (Students Promoting Education through Activism and Knowledge) and is co-sponsored by the Sociology Club, Faces of Feminism, and the Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies Department.
When: Tue April 5 2016 2:00 PM

April 2016 Member Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2016: 7pm

The Phillip Rush Center (Back Annex) – 1530 Dekalb Avenue NE, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307

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Come help us build the first Trans Housing organizations in the Southeast! Items on the agenda will include our final preparations for our Reverse Role Variety Show and Benefit, as well as updates regarding our search for our house and a new survey of housing and shelter access in Atlanta.
See Y’all There!

We’re also going to consider two changes to our Bylaws the following:

– Discussion of Proposed Amendment to Bylaws, Article VII, Subsection A to read: “The Executive Committee, consists of 5 individuals who elect new Executive Committee members; by a consensus vote of the Executive Committee.
o A. The Executive Committee is the first responsible party representing the organization. The Executive Committee oversees the implementation of the policies and procedures adopted by the membership.
o B. The Executive Committee will have the discretion to determine specific amounts of cash assistance and other assistance, including but not limited to, housing, transportation, rental , utility, and other assistance.”

Also, – Discussion of Proposed Bylaws Article III, subsection F. Membership. Becoming a Member: a. As of the enactment of this paragraph, an individual must attend 3 consecutive meetings in order to have voting privileges as a Member. Once Membership is achieved, failure to attend at least half of all regular Member’s Meetings in a calendar year will result in a loss of Membership status. b. Member/Clients receiving THAP sponsorships are required to attend regular meetings.
When: Thu April 21 2016 7:00 PM


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