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PACT NOW: ASK the advocate
April 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic bi-weekly “ASK the…” events. Physicians, nurses, social workers, advocates, counselors and others will hold space to share information and, most importantly, ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS!
This meeting’s focus: Social service support resources for trans/non-binary communities during COVID-19.
Are you wondering how to get the resources you need? The federal impact payment; unemployment benefits; rental assistance; basic necessities; social connection and support… Bring your questions or ask in advance.
Presenter: Shelley Gregory (they/them or any pronouns)
Shelley is a trans human, activist, and advocate, and the Strategic Project Coordinator for FORGE. Shelley has worked actively in the LGBTQI+ community for over 25 years and began to focus their work on advocacy for transgender and non-binary folx nearly two decades ago. Their background is as a civil rights lawyer. Shelley continually aims to contribute to improving quality of life for trans and non-binary individuals and increasing our inclusion in society. Shelley presently assists survivors of violence through individual advocacy and peer support, as well as policy development and public education.
PACT NOW = Preventing and Assisting with COVID-19 among Trans and Non-binary Wisconsinites. PACT NOW is a partnership between FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic. This project is funded in part by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin.