Conversations at the Crossroads: Trans*Global With Special Guest Ngoc Loan Tran

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Ngoc Loan Tran

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7 p.m. in The McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Ballroom the Office of Campus Life and the International Center will host Conversations at the Crossroads: Trans*Global with special guest Ngoc Loan Tran. 
Conversations at the Crossroads is an ongoing series examining issues from diverse standpoints. This event explores the challenges faced by members of the transgender community, particularly those with intersecting identities such as race, religion and country of origin. 
Ngoc Loan Tran a queer, gender non-conforming, immigrant, disabled writer, storyteller, and community organizer of color raised and raising hell in the U.S south. Loan’s family migrated to the United States in the mid-90’s from Vietnam. Currently they work with youth of color, LGBTQ youth, and disabled youth to resist and dismantle the school-to-prison-pipeline. As a writer, Loan’s work has been featured on Waging Nonviolence, {Young}ist, Black Girl Dangerous, and TEDxCharlotte, among others. 
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This event reflects the values expressed in IIT’s Diversity Statement and is intended to promote diversity at Illinois Tech.