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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 antiviolencenyc@gmail.com 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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THIS THURSDAY 10/2: SRLP’s Last Drop-In Until February 2015

If you are a transgender or gender nonconforming person and you need legal services, come to SRLP this Thursday, October 2 for the last drop-in of the year. SRLP’s drop-in hours will be closed from October 6, 2014 – February 2, 2015. Drop-in will re-open February 5, 2015. If you need legal services, but cannot […]

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Welcome to SRLP, Emma Caterine!

Please join SRLP in welcoming Emma Caterine, who will be working with Alisha Williams on the Prisoner Justice Project this fall! Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Emma Caterine, she/her/hers, Consultant, Prisoner Justice Project What do you do to relax / have fun? I read and write science fiction: I just finished Ancillary Justice, the first of […]

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SRLP Congratulates Laverne Cox on an Emmy Nomination!

SRLP sends HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Laverne Cox on her Emmy nomination for her performance in “Orange Is The New Black”! Thank you, Laverne, for all of your powerful work to lift up the voices and experiences of trans women of color! We are so grateful to be in this movement with you!

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Monday, July 14: Deadline to Apply for SRLP’s Director of Outreach!

SRLP is accepting applications for the Director of Outreach and Community Engagement until Monday, July 14. We are looking forward to welcoming a new staff member to the SRLP collective! The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is seeking applicants for Director of Outreach & Community Engagement. The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people […]

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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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