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MongoDB Transgender Awareness Week Fund

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Join MongoDB in celebrating Transgender Awareness Week by considering a donation to one of the below organizations that helps to support the trans community. This is an international campaign fund - you can click into each org to see the exact location of each: * Trans Lifeline, Trans Empowerment Project, Trans Families/Gender Odyssey Alliance & Trans Student Educational Resources are located throughout the US * BeLong to Youth Services is located in Ireland * Mermaids is in the UK * Arogya Agam is based in India.

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Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.

Trans Families/Gender Odyssey Alliance

Trans Families inspires hope, increases understanding, and creates a visible pathway to support trans and gender-diverse children and all those who touch their lives.As our mission states, Trans Families seeks to inspire hope, increase understanding, and create a visible pathway to support trans and gender-diverse children, and all those who touch their lives. As we’ve reflected on how we might best accomplish this, we’ve named what we feel is the core foundation of our work – showing up in a “heart first” way. Trans Families is committed to building community where connections are scarce. Families of gender diverse children often feel a sense of personal isolation, challenges finding accurate resources, and an inability to make connections with other families who have shared experience

Trans Student Educational Resources

Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers. We believe that justice for trans and gender nonconforming youth is contingent on an intersectional framework of activism. Ending oppression is a long-term process that can only be achieved through collaborative action.

Trans Empowerment Project

Elevating QTPOC and other folks across the gender spectrum out of crisis and into empowerment in order to advocate for their own liberation and autonomy.

Belong to Youth Services

BeLonG To’s mission is to support LGBTI+ young people as equals to achieve our vision through youth work, changing attitudes, and research.

MERMAIDS

Mermaids overarching aim is to create a world where gender diverse children and young people can be themselves and thrive; to this end, our goal is to relieve the mental and emotional stress of all those aged 19 years and under who are transgender, nonbinary and gender variant, as well as to promote education and awareness.

Arogya Agam

Our vision is to help build a just society and our mission to secure rights, health and development for marginalized people.

We work with the most disadvantaged people, giving priority to women and children - people living with HIV, tuberculosis and leprosy; Dalits (literally 'broken people' - the 'untouchables' of India) and the most discriminated among them; Tribals (indigenous people), women in prostitution, transgendered people, sexual minorities (LGBT), children at risk and people with disability.

Our strategy is to mainstream gender, child rights, disability and the needs of the most disadvantaged people of the area. We provide direct services to fill gaps in existing facilities where necessary. But the main strategy is to encourage and support community volunteers and community based organizations to advocate for their rights and entitlements.

PROGRAMMES AT A GLANCE

HEALTH AND MEDICAL

HIV prevention and care - children, women and men at risk, sex workers, sexual minorities (LGBT)

Leprosy and tuberculosis - disability prevention, detection, treatment and referral

Ward, out patient facilities and referral - HIV, leprosy, and TB

Village follow up, mainstreaming disability

CHILDREN

Promoting child rights and education through Tribal and Dalit children's groups

Facilitating child focused community development through people's groups

Supporting families with HIV positive children through positive women's networks

WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT

Assisting local and district level women's federations of mainly Dalit women.

Preventing violence against women, sex selected abortion and early marriage.

Supporting economic development and credit mobilization for micro-enterprise.

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

Arogya Agam's major strategy is to encourage and support community participation through community volunteers and people's organizations. Currently we work with

Women's federations
HIV positive associations
HIV Positive Women's Networks
Children's federations
Arunthathiyar (most marginalized Dalit) advisory group
Palliar tribal village committees
Transgendered people
Women in prostitution

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