Eighth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit Oct. 3-4

September 13, 2021

Hosted by the City of Minneapolis, the eighth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit takes place Oct. 3-4. The summit, which is free and open to the public, includes both virtual and in-person events.

Trans Equity Summit: Routes to Joy, Community and Social Change 
3-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 and Monday, Oct. 4 
Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)
2400 Third Ave. S.

This year's Trans Equity Summit keynote speaker is Erica Woodland, a licensed clinical social worker who has worked at the intersections of movements for racial, gender, economic, trans and queer justice and liberation for more than 15 years. Panelists include Erin Sharkey, Ms. July 23rd, G. Nic Rider and Nomi Badboy with moderator Quinn Villagomez aka Shimmer. Both the keynote and panel will be virtual.

Other events include career and resource fairs, performances, workshops, and healing and aesthetics offerings.

For general questions about the Summit, please reach out to RaceEquity@minneapolismn.gov. For questions about accessibility, please reach out to the Summit Disability and Accessibility Team at SummitAccessibility@gmail.com. The Trans Equity Summit is an event for trans and gender non-conforming community members to connect to resources and each other, and for all attendees to learn more about issues impacting their communities.

Find more information, including accessibility details and registration links in English, Spanish, Somali, and Hmong, and watch for updates on the City of Minneapolis website.