A charitable trust set up in honour of recently deceased transgender icon Carmen Rupe is holding a community briefing session and BBQ this Saturday, September 29.

Rupe worked for decades to challenge homophobia and transphobia through volunteer work within the LGBTI community and for other disadvantaged groups.

The Carmen Rupe Memorial Trust (CRMT) will unveil its strategy at the meeting and all members of the public who are interested in becoming involved with the trust are welcome. Rupe’s niece and the trustee of her estate, Chanette Hemopo, will be in attendance.

The trust has yet to provide details on the type of charitable works it will undertake but said it will be targeting social inclusion, diversity and human rights.

After the briefing interested parties will be invited to ask questions and provide feedback on various aspects of the CRMT program.

A BBQ will follow the briefing session.

INFO: RSVP to Kelly Glanney on 0452 454 965 or via facebook.com/carmenrupe.memorialtrust

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