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Photos & History: SRLP From 2002 to Today!

So much to do and so much to celebrate! Here is a brief history of our victories, not to mention all of the community events, daily legal services, and collaboration with our partners and allies! 2002 SRLP began as a one-person fellowship project at the Urban Justice Center. 2003 SRLP wins victory in Doe v. Bell, establishing […]

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Alisha on Huffpost Live 7-23-14

SRLP’s Alisha Williams on HuffPost Live: Trauma-Informed Care and Safety-Based Responses for Transgender People in Prison

Alisha Williams on Huffington Post Live discusses the current situation for Jane Doe, a transgender teenage girl of color, who was recently transferred from a treatment facility back to solitary confinement at a boys’ prison facility. She urges people to join community organizing efforts to ensure Jane Doe receives gender-affirming and trauma-informed care. Alisha also discusses […]

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Build and Learn with SRLP at the Philly Trans Health Conference 2014!

Madness Mapping with Gabriel Arkles, SRLP Collective Member, and Ofelia del Corazón Thursday, June 12,  4:05-5:25, Room 107A This workshop is primarily by and for members of trans* and queer communities who consider themselves mad, psychiatric survivors, mental health consumers, people with psychiatric disabilities, or people who experience extreme states. In it, we will share ways […]

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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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SRLP Demands #JusticeForJane Because No One Is Disposable!

(This post is cross-posted from Reina’s blog http://www.reinagossett.com/demand-justiceforjane-one-disposable/) Today marks the 51st day that Jane Doe, a 16 year old trans girl of color, has been incarcerated in an adult prison in Connecticut even though she has not been convicted of any crime and has no criminal charges against her.  She has spent most of […]

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Groundbreaking Report Co-Authored by SRLP Collective Member Dean Spade and Streetwise and Safe Coordinator Andrea Richie

Check out this groundbreaking report, A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, co-authored by Catherine Hanssens, Aisha-Moodie Millis, Andrea Ritchie, Dean Spade and Urvashi Vaid, with input from more than 50 legal, advocacy and grassroots organizations working on LGBT and criminal justice policy. This report […]

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SRLP’s Pooja Gehi on the Criminal-Immigration System on Out-FM

The rapidly expanding collaboration between police and immigration authorities has a devastating impact on low-income queer and transgender immigrant communities. Federal programs such as “Secure Communities” (S-Comm) and the Criminal Alien Program, which effectively bring immigration authorities into every precinct and jail, have greatly increased the risk of deportation. Because of profiling, criminalization and stereotyping, […]

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PHOTOS: May Day 2014

SRLP marched with our comrades at FIERCE!, Audre Lorde Project, Streetwise and Safe, and Queer Detainee Empowerment Project to demand an end to criminalization and stop deportations on May Day! View more photos on our Facebook page!  

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