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SRLP Celebrates Philly Activists’ Work to Stop Deportations and End Criminalization

Today in Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order that limits cooperation between the Philadelphia Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The law prevents Philadelphia police from being able to detain immigrants for transfer to federal facilities without a court warrant. Congratulations to the Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN), a coalition of immigrants, activists, and […]

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Join SRLP in the #Not1More Campaign to Stop Deportations!

Sign this petition to call on President Obama to sign an Executive Order to stop deportations! http://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/10129 Join SRLP, Southerners on New Ground, and the Transgender Law Center to fight back against mass deportations! Come to SRLP for a Know Your Rights workshop on immigration tomorrow night from 7-8:30 PM at the SRLP office! Click here […]

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Know Your Rights: Protect Yourself at Work

Transgender Employees in New York Discrimination against transgender people in employment is still widespread, making it harder for us to keep jobs and have enough money to live. Laws now protect people from this kind of discrimination in New York. The details of the laws are here. Some examples of acts that can be discrimination […]

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SRLP Victory: Appellate Court Upholds the Right of Incarcerated Transgender People to Have Name Changed

May 31, 2012 After a two year legal struggle, New York courts uphold an incarcerated transgender woman’s right to change her name, reversing an earlier denial of her legal name change related to lack of medical evidence and the possibility of “confusion” ALBANY – The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, […]

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SRLP Victory: Incarcerated Transgender & Gender Non Conforming People & Allies Successfully Campaign For New Polices To End Prison Rape & Abuse

A culmination of 9 years of work, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project marks the release of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape as a significant victory. The Department of Justice’s new standards come in response from recommendations from the Sylvia Rivera Law Project -including those of […]

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SRLP June 2009 Newsletter

SRLP’s latest news from 2009: *40 Years After Stonewall: Honoring Sylvia Rivera *Community Forum on Proposed Changes to NYPD Policy *Updates on Pen Pal Project, Bronx Clinic, Know Your Rights Trainings *New Trans Legal Clinics in LA, Boston *Queer/Trans Seattlites Fight to Stop New Jail newsjune09

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SRLP October 2007 Newsletter

This issue includes: SRLP Supports Immigrant Communities in Action to Oppose “Report to Deport” Bill Jersey 4: Young Black Lesbians to Jail for Self-Defense SRLP at the US Social Forum Police Violence at SRLP 5th Anniversary First SRLP Pro Bono Award October 2007 newsletter

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