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TODAY: SRLP Legal Services Drop-In Hours CLOSED 8/21/14

SRLP will not be having drop-in hours on Thursday, August 21st. We apologize for the inconvenience! Drop-in hours will be begin again next Thursday, August 28th. Our office is located at 147 WEST 24TH STREET, 5TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10011. Walk-ins are welcome, but please call ahead if you can! Call 212-337-8550, extension 308. About […]

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SRLP Demands an End to Punitive Solitary Confinement!

Trans people in prison are often placed in punitive isolation, where they face additional psychological, physical, and sexual violence. SRLP is building a campaign to end the use of punitive solitary confinement. Read this article from Solitary Watch News by Aviva Stahl with comments from SRLP’s Alisha Williams and SRLP collective member Mik Kinkead. Stay tuned for […]

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Upcoming SRLP New Member Orientation on August 11th!

If you’re curious to learn more about SRLP’s work and how you can get involved, join us for a new member orientation on Monday, August 11th from 1-2pm . CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. **The new member orientation is FREE and ALL are welcome** Snacks and Metrocards provided TRAINS: F, M, E, C, R, N, 1 What […]

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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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Meet Serena Valentino, SRLP Summer Intern!

Name, Position and Team at SRLP: Serena, Movement Building Team intern. Pronouns: she/her or they/them What do you do to relax / have fun? I get distracted soo easily and (when I have time) it’s really nice to let myself switch gears whenever I feel like it, and get pulled into whatever things I want […]

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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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