The TransLatina Coalition presents GARRAS Fashion Show tonight, a fundraising event that supports the organization’s work of providing critical supportive services to trans people in the greater Los Angeles area

Funds rose through the event support The Center for Violence Prevention and Transgender Wellness, a program of the TransLatina Coalition.

GARRAS (Ground Breaking Activism Redirecting & Reforming All Systems) is an annual fashion show and fundraiser event that highlights the Trans, Gender nonconforming community and their allies as high fashion models, designers and stylists while raising funds for the TransLatina Coalition. Through this event, trans and gender nonconforming communities and their allies demonstrate their talents, leadership and activism skills. The show helps to redefine activism in recognition that every event participant is an activist who impacts their lives and that of others. Participants provide their art, time, talent and many other multiple skills while raising funds to uplift and mobilize the trans & gender nonconforming community to create a space of self-expression and total acceptance.

Bamby Calcedo

The TransLatina Coalition is led by Bamby Salcedo, a renowned national and international activist based in Los Angeles. Bamby is The President & CEO of The TransLatina Coalition has received numerous awards and honors for her work, including The Black & Hispanic Gay Coaltion’s James Earl Hardy Legends Award, Lambda Legal’s West Coast Liberty Award and The National LGBTQ Task Force’s Susan J. Hyde Award.

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