Embracing Trans and Gender Diverse Identities

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September 23, 2022 13:00 - 16:00


This training focuses on how identity and supportive systems shape and play a role in the overall well-being of transgender and gender nonconforming veterans and the discrimination they face.


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Event Status



Online only

Contact Information

Tom Hove, VTSC, WDVA