Transgender Michigan

Dedicated to improving the lives of transgender individuals since 1997

Hazel Park, MI   |  www.transgendermichigan.org

Mission

Transgender Michigan's primary mission is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in the state of Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities.

Ruling year info

2003

Executive Director

Ms. Rachel Crandall Crocker

Operations Director

Susan Crocker

Main address

563 W 9 Mile Road #309

Hazel Park, MI 48030 USA

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EIN

75-3060029

NTEE code info

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy N.E.C. (R99)

Lesbian/Gay Rights (R26)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We strive to improve the lives of transgender people in Michigan.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Education & Communication

We provide speakers for various groups, conduct advocacy training and answer questions related to issues facing transgender communities.

We publish pamphlets on various transgender related subjects,

Population(s) Served

Provide a statewide directory (TransPages) and calendar of resources available to the transgender communities of Michigan maintained on our website.

Population(s) Served

First transgender help line in the country. 855-345-TGMI

Population(s) Served

-Community-building events such
as the TransGender Michigan Pride Picnic & Transgender Awareness
Day.
-Involvement in the Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Lansing
and Detroit Areas.
 -Acting as a driving
force behind the addition of transgender identity to the
anti-discrimination policy of City of East Lansing, Michigan

Population(s) Served

Expand transgender support to all parts of Michigan. Establish chapters and field coordinators.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

CenterLink

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of individuals attending community events or trainings

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Community-Building

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Attendance at Transgender Pride in the Park

Number of phone calls/inquiries

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

24/7 Crisis hotline

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of calls to our Help line.

Number of invitations for advocates to speak as experts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Education & Communication

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of list subscribers

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Education & Communication

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of e-newsletter subscribers.

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Transgender Michigan's goal is to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities throughout Michigan.

Transgender Michigan's strategy is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to improve coalitions in the state of Michigan for transgender and gender non-conformist communities.

Our dedicated staff of volunteers reach out, online and in person, to all transgender communities in Michigan.

We now have 21 chapters throughout the state, and over 3,000 on our mailing lists. Our resource listing has over 40 support groups, over 80 mental health professionals, & over 40 doctors

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Transgender Michigan

Board of directors
as of 02/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Susan Crocker

No Affiliation

Term: 2017 -

Rachel Crandall Crocker

Transgender Michigan

Vanessa Prygoski

Transgender Michigan

Susan Crocker

Transgender Michigan

Char Davenport

Nick Zielke

Rachel Snyder

Laci Basel

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/22/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person with a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 07/30/2019

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Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.