Brielle Roundtree, DIPV Hotline Coordinator

Brielle Roundtree (she/her/hers) is an African American transgender activist whose personal experiences of workplace discrimination ignited her passion to help fight discrimination in hopes of building a future where all persons receive the gift of economic freedom. Brielle’s resiliency is most proudly demonstrated in her founding and facilitating Bridging the Gap Bookclub. Through Bridging the Gap, Brielle helps youth of color in her community navigate their own life experiences by creating support systems of friends, families, allies, and allowing members to share experiences and cultivate love and understanding  amongst LGBTQ+ people and their families. Brielle is the National Association of Social Workers 2021 Citizen of the Year and star of OUTtv’s docuseries The Tranzform, highlighting life of three Black trans women in the south. Some of Brielle’s hobbies include reading, writing, gaming, dancing and wrestling.