Trinidad (Washington, D.C.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ms. Curry describes growing up in Shaw and Eastgate, the influence of music in her early life, coming into her own gender and sexuality in her teens, joy and pain on the streets and in the clubs, traumatic experiences in Lorton prison, organizing against discrimination against transgender women, her continued advocacy, and the importance of helping and loving each other.
This is an interview with a current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee who has been with the organization since its inception in the late 1990s. Ms. Jones discusses her upbringing in Washington, D.C., subsequent move to North Carolina, and return to D.C. where she eventually joined the E/BFSC.