Events

Events sponsored by TRANSLIFE for the trans/non-binary community in Sonoma County. Please contact us at info@translifeconference.org for more information.


TRANSLIFE Community Conference

The TRANSLIFE Community Conference brings together transgender/gender-nonconforming individuals from the North Bay counties to increase connections, share information, and expand individual self-advocacy and knowledge.

Each year, representatives from multiple organizations are in attendance to share information on the social, legal, economic, and health services available to the community, and to provide hands-on resources that can be put to use right away. Additionally, the conference provides some fun social and networking opportunities geared specifically to the transgender/gender-nonconforming community!

  • When: Saturday, October 19, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Where: Finley Community Center, Senior Wing, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: $0-20, Sliding Scale

After-Conference Social

Socialize, share resources, and discuss what you enjoyed about the conference, ways that we can improve the experience, and what you would like to see moving forward. Open to any individuals that attended the 2019 conference, as well as trans/non-binary community looking for resources.

  • When: Tuesday, November 5, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: Free

Holiday Potluck

Join us for food and socializing! Open to the trans/non-binary community, partners, parents, TRANSLIFE committee members, sponsors, and volunteers. Please bring non-alcoholic drinks, chips, cookies, snacks, or finger foods (anything that doesn’t require utensils!) to share.

  • When: Tuesday, December 3, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: Free

Trans-Affirming Practices for the Larger LGBTQ Community – Discussion

An overview of trans-competency practices and discussion about how to make LGBTQ groups and events welcoming and affirming for the transgender/non-binary community. This event is presented by Orlando O’Shea and Jessica Carroll and geared for LGBTQ trans allies and organizations interested in learning trans/non-binary affirming practices. Socializing from 6:30-7:00 pm, training starts at 7:00 pm.

  • When: Tuesday, January 7, 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: Free

America in Transition – Documentary

America in Transition is a documentary series exploring relationships, community, and social issues with trans people of color. The filmmakers traveled across the US to capture real life for a veteran turned activist, a woman living with HIV whose healing from trauma, and a model navigating family life. Socializing from 6:00-7:00 pm, film starts at 7:00 pm.

  • When: Tuesday, February 4, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: By Donation – All proceeds go to America in Transition to continue to highlight the stories of trans people of color.

Family Potluck and Party

A night for families with kids and youth ages 0-17 to come together for fun and games. Open to any families with trans/non-binary identified kids, as well as trans/non-binary parents with kids. Siblings over 18 are welcome too!

  • When: Tuesday, March 3, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: Free

Trans-Inclusive Radical Feminism – Discussion

Discussion about radical feminism from a trans-inclusive perspective, facilitated by a trans and ally panel. Open to all trans/non-binary identified individuals, as well as trans-inclusive allies who seek to support trans/non-binary inclusion. Socializing from 6:00-6:30 pm, discussion starts at 6:30 pm.

  • When: Tuesday, April 7, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: Positive Images, 200 Montgomery Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa
  • Cost: Free