"Lives Changed and  a Community Uplifted"

TRANScending Barriers Atlanta, Inc

Info@transcendingbarriersatl.org

1755 The Exchange Suite 240

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

(770) 970- 0810

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TRANScending

Barriers

Atlanta

Our Team

Zahara Green

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers They/Them☆

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Zahara was born and raised in southwest  Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently studying legal studies at Clayton State University. Zahara started her advocacy for transgender rights while incarcerated, since her incarceration she has been an advocate in the transgender community for over 10 years.  Zahara is the Board President of Black & Pink, Inc., steering committee member of the National LGBT HIV+ Criminal Justice Working Group, and works with the National PREA Resource Center as a consultant with Witness to Mass Incarceration. She’s working towards the liberation of her people. 

Dionne Kettl

Pronouns: ​She/Her/Hers☆

Co-Founder & Deputy Director

 

Dionne was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas, and Lafayette, LA. Dionne is currently studying Human Resource Management at Western Governors University. She has a background in Finance and Administration. She has been an advocate & activist in the Transgender community for over 5 years and has certifications in; HIV Fundamentals from ETR’s Community Impact Solutions, “RAPID” HIV Testing, RESPECT - HIV Counseling Support, and HIV Navigation Services from the Center for Disease Control. Erin is a certified Career Coach through IAP Career College.

Lupa Brandt

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers☆

Community Outreach Coordinator

 

Lupa was born and raised in East Point Georgia and has an Associates Degree of Science and Theology from the Gospel Ministry Institute. Lupa is a member of the LGBT HIV+ Criminal Justice Working Group. She also is a graduate of the Georgia Equality Trans-Action Leadership Academy. Lupa has been a transgender advocate & activist for over 3 years. When she is not fighting for the rights of her community she spends her free time with her husband Jack and their dog Cash.

Being directly impacted from the work we do gift us with the passion, knowledge, and expertise to effectively serve our community.

Jamil-Jack Abreu

Pronouns: He/Him/His They/Them☆

Community Outreach Associate

 

Jamil-Jack was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Jamil-Jack has been an advocate in the Trans community for over 5 years. As a TRANScending Barriers community outreach associate, Jamil-Jack works for the inclusions of transgender men in all spaces. He is a graduate of the Georgia Equality Trans-Action Leadership Academy. Jamil-Jack is an active member of Trans Gentlemen of Excellence. He has been featured in Invisible T-Men Magazine & Trans Living Magazine.

La'Tavia Tomar Weaver

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers☆

     Community Outreach Associate

 

La’Tavia was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and has an Associates Degree of Science in Health Information Management Technology which she has obtained from Atlanta Technical College. She also holds certifications in; HIV Fundamentals from ETR's Community Impact Solutions, “RAPID” HIV Testing, RESPECT - HIV Counseling Support, and HIV Navigation Services from the Center for Disease Control. La’Tavia is a member of the HIV De-criminalization Subgroup of the National LGBT & HIV Criminal Justice Working Group.

Fabian Washington

Communications Lead

Pronouns: He/Him/His They/Them☆

Fabian was born and raised in San Francisco, California. Fabian is the CEO of Iman Marc Live, LLC as a team of creatives is to uphold the production of great art. Whether that be film, music or fashion. As they interact with the world, they only hope to set a positive example and be a positive influence. They are pro-change in the movement of human rights as they press the current issues in the fight of equality for all of humanity.

 Our team leadership consists of bright, intelligent, and talented transgender & gender non-conforming staff

Our Partners

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Iman Marc Live, LLC as a team of creatives is to uphold the production of great art. Whether that be film, music or fashion. As they interact with the world, they only hope to set a positive example and be a positive influence. They are pro-change in the movement of human rights as they press the current issues in the fight of equality for all of humanity.
Witness to Mass Incarceration
Witness to Mass Incarceration is and will be a digital library of individuals whose lives and the lives of their family will be memorialized.  Witness goal is to place women and LGBTQIA people experience at the center of the fight for alternatives to mass incarceration.  Witness work to change the narrative from invisibility and victimization to empowerment through documentation, organizing, and advocacy.