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SRLP’s new Prisoner Justice Project Director, Mik Kinkead

It is an honor and a privilege to say hello to you as SRLP’s new Prisoner Justice Project Director. Since I first became involved in 2008, working with SRLP collective members, staff, and clients has helped me deepen my understanding that liberation is a process powerfully led by members of our community who are most […]

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SRLP Drop-In Legal Clinic Closed on Thursday 3/26

SRLP’s drop-in legal clinic will be closed on Thursday 3/26. We will reopen the following Thursday 4/2. To make an appointment or ask about our legal services, you can call SRLP’s legal intake line at 212-337-8550 ext. 308 and someone will return your call within 48 hours. For more information, visit: If you are interested in getting involved in […]

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SRLP’s Sasha Alexander at NY LGBT Health Month Press Conference

This week, Sasha Alexander, SRLP Director of Membership, joined the Empire State Pride Agenda for the kickoff of LGBT Health Month focusing on healthcare access issues for LGBT New Yorkers, and the new options available under the Affordable Care Act. Sasha represented SRLP at the LGBT Health Month press conference. Read SRLP’s statement below:  The […]

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Thank You for Supporting SRLP, ALP, and GLOBE’s Demands for Fully Inclusive Trans Healthcare!

With only 36 hours before the deadline, we mobilized more than 300 people to sign our letter to the NY Health Department letting them know just how important #transhealthcarenow is to our communities. Thank you for joining us in telling them that, while the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, and GLOBE: […]

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Celebrate SRLP’s Everyday Abolition series Movement Building Team Organizers Aviva and Olympia!

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is excited to uplift and celebrate the leadership of our Movement Building Team organizers Aviva and Olympia who are both helping develop and launch our new “Every Day Abolition” series. Last night was the first event of the series“Practices of Every Day Abolition” which was a huge success! Thanks to […]

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Photos: SRLP is in Denver at Creating Change #CC15

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is at the Creating Change conference in Denver. Visit us at the Trans Justice Funding Project table in the exhibitor hall. You can support SRLP’s work by buying one of our new t-shirts in three colors: green, gray, or blue. Stop by and talk to our staff!  

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Thursday 2/5/15: Join SRLP at the Digital Strategy Institute at Creating Change

Will you be at Creating Change in Denver? SRLP’s Juana Peralta and Avi Cummings and GLAAD’s Dani Heffernan will be sharing history and lessons learned in developing a media organizing strategy in our trans healthcare campaign. Join us for our session, “#transhealthcarenow: How We Ended Medicaid Exclusions for Trans Healthcare in New York” on Thursday 2/5 from 2:45-3:30. […]

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Tell the Dept. of Health we need trans healthcare for ALL

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project, TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, and GLOBE: The LGBTQ Justice Organization of Make the Road New York are celebrating New York State’s proposed Medicaid regulation as an important step towards safe and affirming healthcare for all trans people. But we still have work to do. We need to push for real access to […]

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1/27 Snow Day! SRLP office is closed, member orientation postponed

SRLP will be closed on 1/27/15. Tomorrow’s new member orientation is canceled. Our regular membership events will resume next Tuesday, February 2 and the next new member orientation will be held on Tuesday, February 24. To stay connected with our upcoming events, visit or check out the list below. We hope to see you this Friday, January […]

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