Today, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project staged a direct action at New York’s Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah. We calling on Commissioner Shah to create safe and affordable healthcare for trans and gender non conforming people. In order for this to happen, we demand the immediate repeal […]
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Since SRLP launched our healthcare campaign just over a week ago, thousands of people have joined the call to action for safe and affordable healthcare for trans people! Join us by signing the petition and sharing the call to action at http://www.srlp.org/healthcare “Health care for trans folks isn’t special care. Whether prescribing estrogen for women […]
Since SRLP launched our campaign for safe and affordable healthcare in New York nearly 2,000 people have signed the petition calling on Governor Cuomo and NYS Health Com. Shah to repeal Medicaid’s discriminatory regulation that prevents trans and gender non conforming people from accessing healthcare. Thank you for your support! This past week Al Jazeera America interviewed […]
Join Transjustice and the The Miss Major – Jay Toole Building for Social Justice as we come together to create a space for healing, grieving, and celebrating the resiliency of our Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color communities Wednesday, November 20th, in honor of Trans Day of Remembrance. This year we will have an art space, […]
After having passed both New Jersey Pennsylvania bars Alisha Williams, Prisoner Justice Project director, went on to take the New York State bar and found out today that she passed! This is great news for SRLP and our community because it allows Alisha to represent incarcerated members and members of the Prison Advisory Committee in […]
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Director of Grassroots Fundraising Ola Osaze will have his last day on SRLP staff this Thursday. Over the past two years Ola has raised both the visibility and grassroots power of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project through tireless work and organizing events like SRLP10, Small Works 4 Big Change, SRLP Gala, legal receptions […]
Organized by South Asia Solidarity Initiative (SASI), the Echoes of Ghadar convergence aims to revive the often forgotten history of the Ghadar movement, through: a celebration of music, films, and conversations among grassroots activists from South Asia and the U.S.. These activities will provide grassroots activists with a unique opportunity to learn from the history of […]
Al Jazeera America recently spotlighted the NYPD practices of profiling trans and gender non conforming people and the resistance that organizations such as Streetwise and Safe, Trans Justice of the Audre Lorde Project and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project are doing to stop it. Check out the article here !