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NO ONE IS DISPOSABLE: Stop NY from limiting visits with people in prison!

Advocates have been rallying against NYC Mayor de Blasio’s proposed changes to visiting conditions on Riker’s Island. While incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, their loved ones, and advocates have been able to push for many important changes at Riker’s, this new change is almost “snuck in” amidst the better news. These proposed regulations aim to reduce […]

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Juana and Mik - end solitary advocacy 4-22-15

Today 4/22: SRLP at #HALTSolitaryConfinement advocacy day in Albany, NY

Today, April 22, SRLP’s Prisoner Justice Project Director Mik Kinkead and Outreach Director Juana Peralta are in Albany at the #HALTSolitaryConfinement Advocacy Day with NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement advocating to end the use of solitary confinement and other forms of extreme isolation in NY prison and jails.   Over 3,800 people are in […]

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SRLP’s Sasha Alexander at Policing Post-Ferguson Conference at Yale University

Sasha Alexander, SRLP Director of Membership, speaks on “Community and Police Relationships” during the Yale Law School Justice Collaboratory “Policing Post-Ferguson” Conference in New Haven on April 16, 2105. Sasha shared some of the history of LGBT folks and police violence, the ways our communities are criminalized, and specific cases like the Jersey 4, Juan […]

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SRLP legal clinic closed until June 11

SRLP’s drop-in legal clinic will be closed until Thursday 6/11. 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: http://srlp.org/legal-services/ If you are interested in getting involved in SRLP’s work and becoming a member, […]

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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: http://srlp.org/legal-services/ 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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