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Aria Sa’id, 1989/90- Present

Aria Sa’id, 1989/90- Present

Aria Sa’id, 1989/90- Present

Aria Sa’id is a transgender advocate and award-winning political strategist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a co-founder, with Honey Mahogany and Janetta Johnson, and the Executive Director of the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, the world’s first transgender district, celebrating the resilience, culture, and presence of transgender people in San Francisco’s famed Tenderloin neighborhood. She is also the founder of Kween Culture Initiative, a social and cultural empowerment project for Black transgender women. Ms. Sa’id has written and/or led numerous public policy efforts both in the City and County of San Francisco and at the California state legislature; most notably co-creating the United States’ first sex worker protection law, Prioritizing Safety for Sex Workers (San Francisco), and The Name and Dignity Act for Incarcerated Transgender People (Senate Bill 310 Atkins, California).

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  1. Aria Sa’id, 1989/90- Present

    Aria Sa’id is a transgender advocate and award-winning political strategist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a co-founder, with Honey Mahogany and Janetta Johnson, and the Executive Director of the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, the world’s first transgender district, celebrating the resilience, culture, and presence of transgender people in San Francisco’s famed Tenderloin neighborhood. She is also the founder of Kween Culture Initiative, a social and cultural empowerment project for Black transgender women. Ms. Sa’id has written and/or led numerous public policy efforts both in the City and County of San Francisco and at the California state legislature; most notably co-creating the United States’ first sex worker protection law, Prioritizing Safety for Sex Workers (San Francisco), and The Name and Dignity Act for Incarcerated Transgender People (Senate Bill 310 Atkins, California).

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