Director of Membership
Sasha Alexander. is a non binary trans, black/south asian, artist, educator, and healer. A former youth organizer, Sasha has been working at the intersections of lgbtq, youth, media, economic, gender and racial justice movements for over 20 years. Sasha was named one of the inaugural Trans 100 for their organizing and media based work in trans communities of color. In 2013 after teaching at the intersections of youth media and social justice for over a decade, and called to action by the murder of 21 year old Islan Nettles, Sasha launched Black Trans Media committed to addressing the intersections of racism and transphobia by shifting and reframing the value and worth of black trans lives #blacktranseverything. Sasha works as the Membership Director at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) in NYC a legal and movement based organization working for collective liberation; as the Co-Director of the Movement Building Team Sasha works to strengthen the leadership of trans, gender non conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) people specifically low income people, disabled folks, formerly incarcerated people, people living with HIV, immigrants, and people of color. Sasha loves time on the land, decolonizing everything, trans reproductive futures, their cat mumia shakur, art of all mediums, and movement history. Sasha uses the pronouns she/they/he and insists that you mix it up or use their name.