Daring To Be Powerful!

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 11:00am - Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Daring to Be Powerful is one of New York City's largest People of Color Community organizing workshops centering Lesbian Gay Bisexual Two Spirit Trans & Gender Non Conforming People of Color communities.   

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Thank You Micah Bazant!



We want to express our profound gratitude and appreciation for the creative vision and generosity of visual artist Micah Bazant for designing our Trans Day of Remembrance Poster this year. Micah also managed the selling and dissemination of this print donating all proceeds to the Audre Lorde Project. As a result of their tireless work, we were able to raise over $1,000 for our on the ground work for racial and gender justice.  Read more »

Statement: Breaking News: SRLP & Audre Lorde Project Campaign Success! Medicaid will now cover transgender healthcare.

Breaking News: SRLP & Audre Lorde Project Campaign Success! Medicaid will now cover transgender healthcare.

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Statement: Wake Up, Rise Up

Wake Up, Rise Up

To those we have lost to police brutality: Eleanor Bumpurs, Tyisha Miller, LaTanya Haggerty, Tanesha Anderson, Aura Rosser, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin . . .

And those we have lost to the communal violence justified by the policing of our bodies: Sakia Gunn, Tiffany Edwards, Zoraida Reyes, Mia Henderson, Kandy Hall, Yaz’Min, Shancez, Terrell Anderson, Islan Nettles, Miriam Carey…

To the Falsely Accused, Detained and Abused: Venice Brown, Terrain Dandridge, Renata Hill and Patreese Johnson (The Jersey Four), Marichuy, CeCe McDonald and for all the names we do not know.

In the telling of our names, what is most apparent is that our lives are seen as disposable and undervalued.  

 

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Statement: ‘We Were Never Meant to Survive’: A Statement on Police Violence, Hate Violence, and Anti-Black Racism

“and when we speak we are afraid 
our words will not be heard 
nor welcomed 
but when we are silent 
we are still afraid 
So it is better to speak 
remembering 
we were never meant to survive” 

- Audre Lorde 

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