2015 Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

2015 Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

November 21, 2015, 6:30 pm

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

2620 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95816

Special thanks to our sponsors: Trinity Cathedral, PFLAG Sacramento, The Gender Health Center, River City Gems and to many others for their generous support.

This 17th International Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes those killed due to their actual or perceived gender identity and expression. The first memorial was a candlelight vigil held in Boston in November 1999 to honor Rita Hester, murdered in 1998. Since then, annual memorials have been observed around the world around November 20. Since 2005, our support group has held an Annual Candlelight Vigil in Sacramento in observance of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance on a Saturday near November 20. All are welcome to this non-religious community memorial.

Community Activist, Volunteers of America

JoAnna Michaels

Pastor, Integrated Praise Spiritual Center, Sacramento

AmunDayo De Edwards

Our 2015 speakers: Leon BurseYouth Advocate


Parking will be available in the 9 story Sutter Community Parking Garage, 2701 N Street, entrance on 27th or 28th Street between Capitol and N Street. Access requires a credit card. There is also ample free parking on the surrounding streets.

In September, 2008, the tragic death of Ruby Molina shook our Sacramento community. This event will pay respect to her memory among our many brothers and sisters who have fallen to ignorance and intolerance. Please contact the Sacramento Police Department if you have any information that may help the investigation into Ruby's death.



For more information on the International Transgender Day of Remembrance visit http://www.tdor.info

Thanks to all our participants and to all who have donated talent and resources in support of our memorials.