On Thursday, August 11th Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito will join LGBT groups, community leaders and Elected Officials in a candle light vigil mourning the death of Camila Guzman, a transgender woman found stabbed to death in her New York apartment.
“It is important that we denounce any act of violence against the transgender community and send the message that such violence will not be tolerated in El Barrio/East Harlem or anywhere in this city,”
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During yesterday’s vigil Melissa continued to send the message that will not accept violence in our community:
“esta comunidad no acepta la violencia, valoramos a todas las personas por igual e instamos a denunciar cualquier tipo de violencia antitransgénero”.
Click here for the article written in El Diario: http://www.impre.com/eldiariony/noticias/2011/8/12/quien-mato-a-camila-267273-1.html
See below for details on the vigil: