SRLP Celebrates Philly Activists’ Work to Stop Deportations and End Criminalization

Today in Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order that limits cooperation between the Philadelphia Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The law prevents Philadelphia police from being able to detain immigrants for transfer to federal facilities without a court warrant. Congratulations to the Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN), a coalition of immigrants, activists, and […]

Immigrations is an LGBTQ Issue: Stop the Deportations

Join SRLP in the #Not1More Campaign to Stop Deportations!

Sign this petition to call on President Obama to sign an Executive Order to stop deportations! http://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/10129 Join SRLP, Southerners on New Ground, and the Transgender Law Center to fight back against mass deportations! Come to SRLP for a Know Your Rights workshop on immigration tomorrow night from 7-8:30 PM at the SRLP office! Click here […]

Orientation and KYR in Spanish

Jueves 4/17: Orientación para miembros nuevos seguido por un taller “Conoce Tus Derechos”!

¿Lo sabías? El N.Y.P.D. le envia huellas digitales al Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas. Significa que comunidades de inmigrantes, que ya son vulnerables a vigilancia policial, ahora son aún más susceptibles a estar puestos en autos de deportación. Aprendemos junt@s para resistir junt@s! Aprende tus derechos para proteger tus familias, tus comunidades, y […]

We Stand With Monica Jones

SRLP Stands With Monica Jones: Stop Police Profiling and End the Criminalization of Survival

At this weekend’s GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in L.A., Laverne Cox spoke out about the fact that trans and gender nonconforming low-income people and people of color are commonly profiled by the police for expressing our gender identity or participating in criminalized economies in order to survive. She spoke about our comrade Monica Jones, a trans […]

Read some empowering, trans poetry sent to us from prison!

Through the powerful medium of poetry, incarcerated transgender woman Jakaelynn shares feelings that many trans people can relate to, and also offers more universal advice about breaking a vicious cycle of unhealthy relationships. Jakaelynn is a member of SRLP’s Prison Advisory Committee (PAC), which joins trans, intersex, gender non-conforming people and allies who are currently […]

Katherine Cross at CLPP 2013

Join SRLP Staff and Collective Members This Weekend in LA and Western Mass!

On Friday, April 11 from 2-3:15 PM, Alisha Williams, Director of the Prisoner Justice Project at SRLP, will be speaking at UCLA’s Williams Institute at their conference, LGBTQ Youth and the State. If you’re in LA, join Alisha to talk about the disproportionate policing and incarceration of LGBTQ youth. Alisha will also discuss some of the […]

Stop Secure Communities City Hall 2013

SRLP Awaits New Health Commissioner Appointment and Continues to Demand Trans-Inclusive Healthcare for Low-Income New Yorkers

Since 2011, SRLP and our allies have worked to pressure New York Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah to repeal the Medicaid regulation that bars low-income transgender and gender nonconforming people from accessing health care. This past February 14, SRLP and our allies at TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, Make the Road, Trans Women of […]

DST Co-Supervision

A Glimpse of SRLP’s Collective Process

SRLP staff attorneys Elana Redfield, Alisha Williams, and Pooja Gehi getting it done at their weekly co-supervision meeting. Want to learn more about SRLP and a collective process at work? Come to our new member orientation followed by a Know Your Rights workshop on immigration next Thursday, April 17. Click here and register online to attend. 6 […]