10th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award
Join us October 28th to honor Monica Roberts
Tickets are available now for Phillips Brooks House Association’s 10th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, honoring Monica Roberts. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited — please RSVP now to reserve your spot! We recommend RSVPing on a web browser rather than a mobile device.
If you are a teacher or organization and would like to register a group please email Shaquanda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monica Roberts, AKA the TransGriot (Gree-oh) is a native Houstonian, and award winning blogger, writer, and trans human rights advocate. She’s the founding editor of TransGriot, and her writing has appeared at the Bilerico Project, Ebony.com, The Huffington Post and the Advocate. She works to foster understanding and acceptance of trans people inside and outside communities of color, is a passionate proponent of transgender civil rights protection, and has lobbied at the federal, state and local levels. Monica’s a founding member of NTAC, the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition and served on its inaugural board as NTAC’s Political Director. Her work has been recognized with the Trinity Award, GLAAD Special Recognition Award, and most recently, the Virginia Prince Transgender Pioneer Award.
Phillips Brooks House Association’s “Call of Service” celebrates the courage of young people committed to social action and change. The week kicks off with the Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, followed by PBHA’s annual Alumni Weekend