The dates for the 2015 Black Trans Advocacy Conference have been announced, and once again it”l be right on the doorstep of my birthday. BTAC will happen from April 27-May 3, and it will once again be at the Doubletree Campbell Center in Dallas, TX.
For those of you flying into DFW airport for the 2015 BTAC, great news for you in that DART’s light rail Orange Line now runs to and from DFW . You can ride it all the way to the Lovers Lane Station near the hotel
And the DART East Olive St Transit Center dropoff point for Megabus in Dallas is a short two. block walk downtown to the stations in which you can catch the Orange and Red lines headed to the hotel area.
So for those of you looking for local transit options to get you to the host hotel and back to the airport or bus , they are available.
As for the conference, The National Black Trans Advocacy Conference & Awards Gala (BTAC) is a distinct educational and empowerment program event, home to nearly 300 plus trans and gender non-conforming individuals, our family, friends, community allies and corporate partners from across the country who are focused on advancing black trans equality.
BTAC is a unique life changing (5) day program that furthers education, provides linkage to resources, community building and organizing, leadership development and celebration of diverse identities.
BTAC is host to over 50 workshops, seminars, CE courses, general sessions, open-forum discussions, and guest speaker presentations bringing together community educators and leaders to address the critical issues of access and parity in our society. The conference is provided free and is open to the public to gather, educate, learn, build and grow together in unity.
BTAC featured programs and events:
(5) Days of Empowerment
Black Trans Community Summit
Career Services & Job Fair
Health & Fitness Expo
Transgender Advocacy Awards Gala
Mr & Ms Black Trans International Pageant
Black Diamond Ball
Family Day in the park.
TransManifest – Live
Minority Business Expo
Hats Off Luncheon
TRANSFORMATIONS Health & Fitness Competition
So yeah you have time to make plans to get to Dallas and hang out with your peeps from Texas and around the nation at the Doubletree Campbell Center.
And yeah, that’s my birthday weekend, so I’m planning to be in the BTAC house again.
Deadline: April 1, 2015