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Anti-Violence Advocates Against Deportation Statement at NY City Council Committee on Immigration Hearing on 10/15/14

New York City Council Committee on Immigration October 15, 2014 Hearing Anti-Violence Advocates Against Deportation Testimony in support of Int. 0487-2014 Anti-Violence Advocates Against Deportation My name is Juana Peralta from the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. I am reading the statement of the Anti-Violence Advocates Coalition Against Deportation which is based on our letter […]

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Check Out the 2013 SRLP Annual Report!

Dear Community, It’s been an exciting year for the Sylvia Rivera Law Project! Our Prisoner Advisory Committee, made up of transgender people in prison, collaborated with SRLP staff and volunteers to launch Blogging from the Inside: Writings by Transgender People in Prison. In collaboration with partner organizations, we also launched a public education, media, and […]

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Piper Kerman author of Orange is the New Black highlights the work of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Last week at an LGBT funders gathering Piper Kerman addressed an audience of hundreds to urge LGBT funders to support incarcerated LGBT people by funding work that they are involved in or receive services from.  In addition to highlighting the work of the SRLP and our publication In Solidarity (read here!) Piper also spoke about […]

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Reina with portrait by PAC member Robert Cepeda

Get Yours: SRLP Calendars for $5!

Robert “Rabi” Cepeda, an incarcerated PAC member and incredible artist, drew this beautiful portrait of Reina Gossett. There’s more where that came from in SRLP’s 2014 Calendar, now for $5! Get yours today and get one for a friend while you’re at it! CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOURS TODAY! Or visit SRLP’s calendar is one […]

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CeCe McDonald visits Sylvia Rivera Law Project and introduces the newest edition of our Prisoner Advisory Committee publication In Solidarity!

  During CeCe’s recent media tour in New York City she stopped by the office and celebrated the latest version of SRLP’s In Solidarity publication written with and for incarcerated community members here in New York State. This issue features writing by Janet Mock, a 1970 interview between Sylvia Rivera and a trans person incarcerated […]

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Now Available, the SRLP 2014 Calendar!

The 2014 Limited Edition SRLP Calendar is here! This beautiful 12 month calendar showcases the artwork of SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee members who are locked away in New York state detention facilities as well as community members who are on the outside.  Designed once again by the amazing Caroline Paquita, it also includes trans history throughout, honoring […]

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From The Bottom Up: Strategies and Practices for Membership‐Based Organizations

Researchers: Sarah Rodriguez, Ezra Berkley Nepon, Elana Redfield, Dean Spade, Colby Lenz Writers: Ezra Berkley Nepon, Elana Redfield, Dean Spade Editors: Ezra Berkley Nepon, Elana Redfield, Dean Spade, Alex West Organizational Collaborators: California Coalition of Women Prisoners and Justice Now Design: Calvin Burnap Microsoft Word 2010 with the Sylvia Rivera Law Project Download the From […]

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