Rev Debra J. Hopkins
Rev. Debra J. Hopkins a Trans Woman is the Founding Pastor of Essentials for Life Ministries, a non-denominational online ministry that puts emphasis on a liberation theology focused on social, political, and economic oppression, spiritual renewal and wholeness in a fragmented world.
She’s the Author of “Not Until You Have Walked On My Shoes'' currently found on Amazon.com, and the Founder | President & CEO of There's Still Hope | Charlotte. A nonprofit organization that provides a “Transitional Living Program for Homeless Transgender Adults, Trans Victims of Domestic Violence & Trans Individuals Released from Incarceration in Mecklenburg County.
As an activist, Debra believes “words have POWER” and she believes we can all be a real “Voice for Change” through action, activism, and community involvement that will help put an end to the social and economic discrimination that's ever present in this country. Debra is the parent of three adult children and eight grandchildren.
"Voice for Change"
Transitional Housing Program for Transgender Adult