mutual aid

Mutual Aid is a way to meet people’s immediate needs while also investigating and challenging the root causes that produced those needs in the first place. Whether in response to natural disasters or persistent failures of the social safety net, mutual aid is a model that brings people together, builds authentic relationships and community in order to meet people’s immediate needs, while simultaneously centering the systems and institutions that make some folks more vulnerable than others.

Learn what Dean and Gabriel have to say about the importance of mutual aid to trans politics.

Dean Spade

Dean Spade describes the importance of mutual aid under the Trump presidency.

Gabriel Foster

Gabriel Foster describes the history of the Trans Justice Funding Project as an example of mutual aid.

Gabriel Foster

Gabriel Foster describes the contours of the grassroots trans justice movement.

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