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SRLP Continues Fight Against Sexual Assault In Detention

In coalition with other groups, on April 4, 2011, SRLP submitted comments to regulations that would implement the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  We urge the Attorney General to make certain important changes to the proposed regulations to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, and gender nonconforming people in various forms of detention including prisons […]

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The Winning Team: The Welfare Justice Campaign Trains Human Resource Administration On Policy To Address Discrimination Against Trans & Gender Non Conforming People

The Winning Team: The Welfare Justice Campaign Trains Human Resource Administration On Policy To Address Discrimination Against Trans & Gender Non Conforming People

PICTURE: The Winning Team! On October 15th, following the historic and successful organizing campaign to make the Human Resources Administrationpass a policy to stop discrimination against trans and gender non conforming people seeking HRA services, members from the Welfare Justice Campaign traveled to the HRA training headquarters in Queens, NY to train workers on the policy. […]

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Fall 2010 News & Announcements

Fall 2010 News & Announcements

News & Accomplishments at Sylvia Rivera Law Project This update went out to our mailing list in December 2010 – if you didn’t get the mailing, find out more here and sign up for our mailing list! PUBLIC EDUCATION This year, we provided training and education to over 1,000 community members, lawyers, and service providers. Here are […]

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Fall 2009 News & Announcements

News & Accomplishments at Sylvia Rivera Law Project!!! Download as PDF MOVING We’re moving! The SRLP Collective has been dreaming of a bigger office for many years, and we are thrilled to announce that we will be moving into a full-floor space right below our close friends and allies at FIERCE! This new office will […]

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Spring 2009 News And Accomplishments

Six Months of News & Accomplishments at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project PRISONER ADVISORY COMMITTEE SRLP’s Prisoner Advisory Committee released the very first issue of their newsletter, In Solidarity. Our Prisoner Advisory Committee (PAC) builds the capacity, accountability, and effectiveness of our work by giving imprisoned people who are trans, intersex, gender nonconforming or allies […]

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Introducing New SRLP Staff!

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is thrilled to introduce you to three new staff members: Gabriel Foster, Reina Gossett, and Chase Strangio! Check out our full staff list and bios here Gabriel Foster, our new Outreach Director, works to connect and engage community members by spreading the word about SRLP while working closely with Membership […]

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SRLP Celebrates New Home With ALP/FIERCE/QEJ!

On Thursday, September 16, 2010, SRLP along with the Audre Lorde Project,FIERCE, & Queers for Economic Justice held a joint housewarming party to celebrate our new shared home at 147 West 24th Street (NYC). Free and open to all ages, over 500 people joined in this vibrant celebration of the collaborative spirit of four established community organizations with a combined 42 years of […]

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Stonewall Foundation Honors SRLP Attorney Pooja Gehi

The Stonewall Foundation is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by honoring 20 extraordinary women, including SRLP Attorney Pooja Gehi, for contributions to the LGBT community. The 7th Annual Stonewall Honors will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Highline Ballroom. 2010 honorees include: Chagmion Antoine, Virginia Apuzzo, Rose Arce, Kate Barnhart, Terry Boggis, Marsha R. Bonner, Rabbi […]

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