PROUDLY Me! Transgender Edu-port (Education and Support) Program

PROUDLY Me! is a free education and support program to help the transgender and non-binary confirming community members by creating a safe space of learning through peer support and resources. The sessions are hosted in a caring and understanding environment to discuss all available resources for the transgender community.

PROUDLY Me! meets virtually every second Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Preregistration is required. Please email or to register. Login information will be emailed to you.

Jackie Baras, RN, LGBTQ Health Navigator for RWJUH serves as group facilitator.

Baras has transformed the tapestry of health care in New Jersey by eliminating LGBT health care disparities through education, community collaboration and volunteerism. She was instrumental in launching the first LGBT Business Resource Group called PROUD (Promoting Respect, Outreach, Understanding, and Dignity) at RWJUH, establishing the PROUD Family Health Center at RWJUH Somerset, the first hospital-based LGBT clinic in the New Jersey, and creating the PROUD—a Transgender Family Support Group, also one of its kind in the state.