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Stories from Shelter Organizing #DHSIsAMess

In the fall of 2018, SRLP launched our Shelter Organizing Campaign to support the safety of trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people in the New York City shelter system. Low-income TGNC people and TGNC people of color receiving services from the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and who are in need of re-entry services, housing […]

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Announcing SRLP microgrants! Apply by July 8, 2020

SRLP is responding to the urgent needs of our community during this unprecedented moment by establishing a micro-grants committee to address systemic barriers for the survival and self-determination of our community. Community members are invited to click on the links below to apply: Financial Relief for Self-Determination – providing one-time financial assistance (check or paypal) […]

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SRLP & TGNCNBI Task Force call on leaders for mass release from jails & prisons during COVID-19

SRLP joins with 36 organizations and members of NYC’s appointed TGNCNBI Task Force calling on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Manhattan DA Cy Vance, Bronx DA Darrel Clark, Queens DA Melinda Katz and Staten Island DA Michael McMahon to recognize medical, […]

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Open call for art submissions!

***Art submission form is due by Friday, February 14 – see below for more details *** The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is delighted to uplift the artistry of our community and allies! Support our transformative work in movements for trans liberation rooted in racial & economic justice by donating artwork to our storied art benefit, Small […]

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SRLP releases our 2020 Prisoner Advisory Committee calendar

Dear Beloved Community, As we approach the end of a decade, we at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project are reflecting on our“What Would be Possible” campaign, as we envision our collective work for trans liberation centered in racial and economic justice and continue our work to uplift and bring visibility to the voices of our Prisoner Advisory Committee (PAC). […]

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