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Providing career and business support to trans* individuals


Who It's For:

Transgender, non-binary/gender non-conforming, and gender diverse BIPOC individuals.


What it Provides:

Helps uplift and support those feeling left out of traditional occupational support systems through job search, assistance in building a new business or helping an existing business thrive, networking, and economic opportunities.

Program Manager:

Me'Jour Mook | (206) 322-7061 |

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The Transgender Economic Empowerment Coalition (TEEC)


The Transgender Economic Empowerment Coalition (TEEC) will address the economic barriers transgender and gender-nonconforming people of color experience as a result of implementing policy changes on ending transphobia and discrimination. Our mission is to Advocate for policies and build a reentry program that reduces the time trans and gender diverse people spend incarcerated past their release date and increases their chances of success upon release.  

Specific Services:
  • Case management coordination and referrals to affirming and culturally responsive resources 

  • Assistance with applications for employment opportunities and social services 

  • Leadership and self-advocacy training workshops 

  •  Referrals for rental assistance and housing

  • Referrals for legal name and gender marker changes.   

  • 18+ 

  •  Transgender, Non-binary, Non-conforming  

  • People of color  

Leadership Pathway

Join our PAID leadership cohort group for
people of color who identify as
Transgender, non-binary and gender
diverse individuals 18+.

Our Leadership Pathway initiative focuses
on enhancing trans wellness and
wholeness by engaging in skill-building
activities related to self-advocacy, activism,
policy development, reduction of harm
practices in healthcare and carceral
facilities, and overcoming community

Sign Up to Join

Join our PAID leadership cohort group for people of color who identify as Transgender, non-binary or gender diverse individuals 18+

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