Trans Visibility in Government and Organizations: Why It's Important and Why You Should Care
In this speech, Brooklyn dives into the systemic issues that trans folks face and how local, state, and national governments and organizations can help break down barriers society has built for decades. She talks about why representation by marginalized communities is important and why she decided to run for state office herself. In this uplifting and forward-thinking talk, Brooklyn will take the audience on a journey, through tears and laughter, to a place where we can all advocate for the most marginalized among us.
Leadership, Resiliency, and Standing Firm in Your Truth
Brooklyn’s journey touches on a range of issues impacting LGBTQ+ people and others, from homelessness to mental health challenges, from the role of religion to the promise of education. How she navigated and found her truth amidst countless obstacles is an inspiring story that provides powerful lessons for how we find solutions and balance, healing and authenticity.
Can Gen Z Change the World?
Gun control, climate change, racial and gender equality, immigration, income inequality - these are some of the issues that young people are lifting up, marching for, and demanding society take action. Gen Z is the most racially and ethnically diverse generation and makes up 25 percent of the U.S. population. Yet some data suggests Gen Z is also the generation least likely to vote. In this talk, Brooklyn dives into what it means to be a young person in today’s world, and how young people can mobilize, become leaders in their community, and inspire change to ignite the world.