I’m From Driftwood Project

I’m From Driftwood Project

I’m From Driftwood Project

Hi, my name is Sharron Cooks, I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am originally from New Jersey. I have lived in Philadelphia for about 20 years. So when I was a lot younger, in my senior year of high school, I started my senior year of high school with beginning my journey of becoming in tune with and aligned with my gender identity, and expressing that in the way that I saw fit. I was sitting in class one day and I got called to the office. I had no idea why I was being called to the office. So

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Making Our Lives Easier LLC

Making Our Lives Easier LLC

  Ethical values, translated into active language establishing standards or rules describing the kind of behavior an ethical person should and should not engage in, are ethical principles. The following list of principles incorporate the characteristics and values that most people associate with ethical behavior.  1. HONESTY. Ethical executives are honest and truthful in all their dealings and they do not deliberately mislead or deceive others by misrepresentations, overstatements, partial truths, selective omissions, or any other means. 2. INTEGRITY. Ethical executives demonstrate personal integrity and the courage of their convictions by doing what they think is right even when there is great

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Popsugar

Popsugar

For many people, being at the Democratic Convention is a major deal. But it holds even more significance for Sharron Cooks, the only black transgender woman delegate at the convention. “I’m very proud and honored to be representing the trans community and it’s a privilege to be a part of this process,” she said. “It’s a really big deal to be here on a national platform.” Cooks, age 38, lives in Philadelphia where the convention is being held and was chosen by the Pennsylvania Democratic LGBT group to represent the state of Pennsylvania in voting for Hillary Clinton. “There could

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Philly Magazine Q&A

Philly Magazine Q&A

Sharron Cooks is a activist of color and the founder and CEO of Making Our Lives Easier LLC. We chatted with her about her community-building and being the only trans woman of color delegate participating in the Democratic National Convention. Tell us a little about yourself. I have a B.A in philosophy from Arcadia University, with a focus on ethics. I’m the founder and CEO of Making Our Lives Easier LLC, which is a consulting firm that provides quality resources and information to underrepresented communities through activism, advocacy, community organizing, and political advising. I work in community relations at the Educational

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Meet Sharron Cooks: Next Magazine

Meet Sharron Cooks: Next Magazine

   

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

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The Fearless Conference: “Break Gender Stereotypes”

The Fearless Conference: “Break Gender Stereotypes”

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DNC Getty Images

DNC Getty Images

 

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DNC2016 Edge News Network Magazine:The October 2016 Edition

DNC2016 Edge News Network Magazine:The October 2016 Edition

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ABC News: Meet the Only African American DNC 2016 PA Delegate

ABC News: Meet the Only African American DNC 2016 PA Delegate

“For me, it’s an honor and it’s a privilege,” said Sharron Cooks. (Getty/PopSugar) Friday, July 29, 2016 “I’m the only African American trans woman delegate,” said Sharron Cooks. “For me, it’s an honor and it’s a privilege.” Cooks was attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she told PopSugar that she attended in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, the LGBTQ community and women. “I think her unique perspective will bring a different understanding to the presidency that has been male-dominated since 1789,” Cooks told PopSugar. The LGBTQ community had a heightened visibility at the DNC. Of all the

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