About us.

Mission

We are a social organization, which works on the empowerment of human rights, access and comprehensive health care, of TransGNB people, strengthening the social and cultural expression of diverse gender identities in New York City, in order to guarantee our well-being and the right to a life free of all types of violence.

Vision

To be recognized nationally and internationally as the leading organization in the promotion, protection and defense of Human Rights of TransGNB people, influencing and democratically participating in public policies for an equitable, inclusive, healthy and non-discriminatory society.

Overall objective

Strengthen the citizen participation and social actorhood of TransGNB people in New York, from a gender, rights and inclusion approach, and through strategies that allow studying and understanding the reality and situation of vulnerability of TransGNB people, in order to influence and manage local and national public policies that guarantee full citizenship rights, which guarantees equal treatment to all inhabitants.

Areas of Work

HEALTH
LEADERSHIP
NETWORK SUPPORT
ADVOCACY

Specific objectives

  • ​Inform, disseminate and defend the human rights of TransGNB people, through the promotion of culture and the free expression of the gender identities of this human group.

 

  • Promote the active participation of TransGNB and Sex people in an organized manner in public and private spaces, projects, plans and programs aimed at improving the quality of life, integral well-being and sustainable development of the collective.

 

  • Provide legal, medical and psychosocial assistance to TransGNB people, with emphasis on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, through the implementation of community and educational support programs that contribute to their eradication.

 

  • To influence the design of public policies aimed at eradicating discriminatory and intolerant actions in our society towards TransGNB people, guaranteeing access to education, health, work, housing, migration, social assistance, justice and protection services.

Our Principles

​The CITG is defined as a social organization that:

  • ​Bet on the normalization and social regularization of the TransGNB fact

  • Fight against all forms and acts of discrimination,

  • It is of a secular nature,

  • It is not a subsidiary of political parties,

  • It is respectful of religious creeds,

  • It is transparent; and,

  • Work nonprofit.

Our Values

Justice

Respect

Equity

Solidarity

Service vocation

Phone

E-mail

Office:            347-738-6989

      Fax:                347-738-6988

Trans-Line:     917-702-8419

Address

3763 83rd St, Suite #1B Jackson Heights, NY 11372

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