The UIC Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy’s
Race, Sexuality and Violence Series
and the Gender and Sexuality Center present

A Community Forum to Celebrate, Educate, and Create Alliances

Wed April 9, 3-5pm
Student Center East, Room 613
750 S. Halsted Street

A forum to discuss gender identity, race and the right to medical
access, and why the new trans* inclusive health policy at UIC matters to
all of us. Ask questions, learn something new, build bridges and
celebrate the new policy. We will screen the new GSC video about
bringing trans* health coverage to UIC, roll out a Frequently Asked
Questions sheet about coverage and more, hear from our panel and answer
your questions. Don’t miss it!

-Aja Blalark, UIC student, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs;
community advisory board member of Chicago House and their Trans Life
Center Program.
-Abbas Hyderi, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Curriculum, Associate
Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, UIC College of Medicine.
-Jae Szeszycki-Truesdell, MA, MPH, Health Promotion Specialist,
Transgender Services, API Wellness Center, San Francisco, CA; UIC alum
and leader of the UIC trans* health initiative.

Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Ryan Viloria at or Find us on Facebook too.

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