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Free Self Defense and Personal Safety for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People
December 17, 2016 @ 3:30 am - 5:00 am UTC-8FREE
As a result of demand from our community, The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, Groundwork Fitness, and instructor Gisele Fong will be hosting a free self defense course specifically for trans and gender nonconforming people. This class, a closed space for those who identify as trans or gender non-conforming, will cover self-care de-escalation techniques, and hands on instruction to safely defend yourself from potential attacks and grabs. All equipment, as well as snacks and water, will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing.
Instructor Info: Gisele Fong, PhD, is a social justice activist, community builder and Executive Director of EndOil, an environmental health and justice organization. She is a 2nd degree black belt in American kenpo karate.
Thank you to our Community Partners, Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach, The California Conference for Equality and Justice, Long Beach Breastfeeds, and Gabriela Los Angeles
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