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Author Archive | Bella Week, Sylvia Rivera Law Project Intern

SRLP speaks to the Board of Correction about implementing meaningful PREA standards

May 10 was a big day for advocacy to end sexual violence in New York City jails. Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) members and staff spent the morning at the Board of Correction’s public meeting, where punitive segregation for young people, harassment during visitations, and the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) were discussed. After the […]

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SRLP Members Discuss Housing, Employment Discrimination at Commission on Human Rights Workshop

  On Tuesday night, Daryl Cochrane of the Commission on Human Rights led a Know Your Rights workshop for a packed room of SRLP members and staff. The workshop provided an overview of New York City’s Human Rights Laws and how they apply when it comes to housing, employment, and public accommodations. The meeting also […]

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