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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, these new changes almost “snuck in” amidst the better news. These proposed regulations aim to reduce violence […]

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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 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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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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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 http://srlp.org/events or check out the list below. We hope to see you this Friday, January […]

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