Causes: Civil Rights
Mission: The national center for transgender equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.
Programs: General policy program: ncte works towards local, state and federal policies that reflect the needs and realities of transgender lives, that decrease discrimination transgender people face, and that increase equal opportunity. We do this through research, policymaker education, and technical assistance.
outreach and education: ncte educates the public on the needs of transgender people, the status of policy related to transgender issues, and the policy changes needed at the local, state, and federal level. Ncte also reaches out to transgender people across the country to involve our community, inform our work, and educate transgender people and allies regarding local, state and federal policies that affect their lives.
pa initiative:: ncte works with state partners in pennsylvania to build coalitions among transgender advocates and to raise awareness of issues transgender people face in the state.