In Person: Obsidian Voices | TSHV Event

Trans Support of the Hudson Valley (TSHV) hosts a workshop social each month with a community presenter, time to socialize, snacks, and free HIV & Hep C Virus (HCV) testing.

Trans Support Workshops are exclusively for transgender, gender non-conforming, or non-binary (TGNCNB) folx and their partners. TGNCNB individuals who are tested for HIV & HCV will receive a $25 gift card.

Februray 2023 Event | Black History Month Event

The LOFT Presents: Obsidian Voices



Where: Purchase College Harbor Room

When: Friday, February 17, 2023 from 6:30-8:30pm

Contact: Ejike Figuera (he, she, they) at [email protected] or (914) 948-2932 x15


A poetry event that focuses on Black queer and Trans Artist who will be sharing their art and their experiences. This event will also be holding space for other poets who want to share their art with the audience.

Poetry is one of the most beautiful forms of storytelling and some of the greatest storytellers are Black and Queer. Black History Month is a period of reflection and celebration and we want to celebrate our Black queer and trans artist, and all poets at this event!

Please come join us at Purchase College in the Harbor Room on February 17th, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, and please email [email protected] for any questions.

Please come join us to learn more about the featured poets, and the event, click here.

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Njambi Morgan

Njambi is a London born, Kenyan-American storyteller who tells stories through spoken word and street photography, her art focuses on healing trauma through expression. She is a proud Brooklynite and her work has been featured in the NY Times and she has performed at various venues across New York including the United Nations and the legendary SOB’s. When she is not on stage she is working with youth and community healing trauma through expression.

Cole Rivers

Cole Rivers (he/him) is a poet and writer of transgender experience. Cole has curated, hosted and perfomed for various progressive platforms and community based events. During the daytime, he is the Coffee Roaster for the Black Cow Coffee Company. He continues to cultivate innovative experiences that center active dialogues of intersectionality, human apartheid, queer and spiritual identity.


Questions? Contact LOFT Peer Navigator: Ejike Figuera (he, she, they) at [email protected] | (914) 948-2932 x15

or LOFT Case Manager: Mia Edwards (she/her) at [email protected] | (914) 948-2932 x10

Learn more about Trans Support of the Hudson Valley here!

Learn more about previous workshops below:

February 17, 2023 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, NY 10577
United States
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The LOFT Helpline · · (914) 948-2392 x13