Vigil in memory of KC Haggard

There will be a gathering at the Fresno LGBT Community Center (1067 N. Fulton) this evening, Thursday, July 30th at 6pm in memory of KC Haggard, the local transgender woman who was viciously murdered on July 23rd, as well as all other victims of transgender violence across the country.

There will be a march through the Tower District and brief speeches from local community members.

If you’d like to help in making signs for the march please contact Zoyer Zyndel or KarenAdell Scot . You can also visit the LGBT Community Center during open hours to make your own signs (we have materials available).

Phone number for the LGBT Center is 559-325-4429. You can also emailGay Central Valley at or Chris Jarvis at

Local media will be invited to this event.

The march and speakers will take place outside, but the Center will be open with air conditioning, water, snacks and bathrooms. It’s supposed to be a hot day but we’ll do everything we can to make it comfortable for all.

We encourage people to wear red to signify the rates of transgender violence in the U.S. and use the hashtag #TransRemembranceRed

Everyone is invited to this event so please invite your friends.

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