MTPC seeks Pepsi Grant – by Sue O’Connell – co-publisher

The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) has launched a campaign for votes to win a Pepsi Refresh Project grant of $25,000 to build support and acceptance of transgender people through education. MTPC has been chosen to compete for a grant in the Community category for July 2011. Winners are decided by total votes cast via the Internet and text messages throughout the month. The top 15 groups in each category will each win. Currently, MTPC is in #34 position.