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Author Archive | Sasha Alexander, SRLP Director of Membership

New Museum Guided Tour of “Resources for Resistance”

by Kimberly Mckenzie In collaboration with Chris Vargas exploration of the memorialization of the 1969 Stonewall riots, SRLP collaborated with the New Museum over the summer to showcase the ways our communities are historically impacted by criminalization and systemic oppression. Resources for Resistance provides an active workspace and library at the New Museum to center […]

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Sasha at Memo Rally

The Trump Memo – What You Need to Know

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy (@immissmajor): Heard about the latest attack on our community. Remember: we’re stronger together. Don’t run and hide. We have to be more visible and unified than ever! For more information please attend our Know Your Rights and Organizing Session on Friday, November 2nd from 5:30-7:30pm at SRLP. What happened? On Sunday, the New […]

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Egypt Rochelle Dior Joins SRLP as Movement Building Team Intern

SRLP welcomes Egypt Rochelle Dior, our new Movement Building Team intern. Egypt Rochelle Dior was born on September 6, 1982. As a product of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, her survival skills were inevitable…as an ex-gang member and a Transwoman of color, her survival are constantly tested. Egypt is a member and current intern at the Sylvia […]

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Mobilizing for Workers Rights, Trans Liberation, and Immigrant Justice

On April 24th, a week before May Day, SRLP’s Movement Building Team (MBT) core members engaged in a dialogue around the intersections of immigrant justice and trans justice. We delved into issues around economic justice and access to benefits, the trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community’s lack of access to employment when fighting for workers’ […]

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Trans Forums Coalition: From Struggles to Solutions: How We Got Here

In July 2015, the Anti-Violence Project, Make the Road New York, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Audre Lorde Project, the LGBT Center, and GMHC (along with local Bronx-based LGBT organizations and allies) with support from then City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council member Ritchie Torres, and the LGBT caucus of the City Council held […]

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SRLP Shelter Organizing Team Members and Staff Testify at NYC Council Budget Hearing on General Welfare

Every year in New York City, both the Mayor and City Council go through a budgeting process. During this process, city agencies and the public testify on various issues, such as policing, education, healthcare, housing, and immigration. By providing testimony about our experiences, we can use our stories to impact policy, funding, and services available […]

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Call to Action: Support Trans and Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers at NYC Budget Hearing Next Week

On Tuesday, March 27th, at 10:00 am, the New York City Council is holding an NYC Council Budget and Oversight Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget for the Human Resources Administration, Department of Social Services, and Department of Homeless Services. Come out to City Hall at 3:00 pm for the Public Hearing and […]

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