SAY IT WITH PRIDE

By Antisia King


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Jeynce Poindexter is a child of God, a Victims Advocate, an Activists, and a Case Manager. Ms. Poindexter currently works as a Case Manager with the Ruth Ellis Center overseeing the Kelly Stough Project, and has worked on HIV/AIDS Prevention as well as LGBTQ community rights with keen focus on Transgender rights along with the survival of trans women of color, particularly BLACK trans women whose life expectancy according to statistics because of murder is 30 to 35 years of age.

Aside from her Case Management, Ms. Poindexter is also the Vice President of Trans Sista's Of Color Project and Co-chair of Fair and Equal Michigan. As a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ community Jeynce has helped shape policies for the city of Detroit as well as the State of Michigan, working with our Governor Grethchen Whitmer, our state's first BLACK Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, US Congresswoman Rashida Talib, as well as Michigan State Senator Adam Hollier.

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Ms. Poindexter's voice and impact has garnered her the opportunity to also work on behalf of her LGBTQ community as well as the BLACK community on a national level working with the Department of Justice, political advising and consulting with several presidential candidates throughout the last election cycle with former United States Representative Beto O'Rourke, United States Senator Cory Booker, and she even worked with our new President Elect Joe Biden. She is a nationally respected and award winning advocate who continues to shatter the glass ceiling of barriers with her approach, dedication and commitment. Jeynce continues to form her own powerful lane in Advocacy and Social Justice work.