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SRLP’s Pooja Gehi Says Goodbye For Now!

Dear Friends,  Comrades, and Community, On Friday, August 15, after 8 incredible years together, I will be taking off my hat as the Director of Immigrant Justice at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. It has been an honor to work with you, struggle with you, and learn with you in our movement for the liberation […]

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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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Tomorrow 7/10 is Drop In Day at SRLP!

SRLP has free drop-in clinics EVERY THURSDAY from 1-5 PM where you can meet with one of our staff attorneys (Elana Redfield and Pooja Gehi pictured above).  Our clinics run from FEBRUARY to OCTOBER and we offer Spanish interpretation. Come by tomorrow and say hi to our Front Desk Angel, Julie! Our office is located at 147 […]

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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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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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TODAY 5/1/14: SRLP Office and Drop-In Hours Are Closed for May Day

Tomorrow, May 1, the SRLP office and our Thursday Drop-In hours will be closed for May Day. Drop-in will resume its normal schedule on Thursday, May 8. For more about SRLP’s free legal services and how to get legal help, visithttp://srlp.org/legal-services Join SRLP in solidarity with immigrants, undocumented people, people in detention, people of color, and […]

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