Action Alerts Archive

Where's the Love Shah? Rally for Trans Healthcare

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
90 Church Street

Join Sylvia Rivera Law Project and TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project as we take to the streets to demand comprehensive, safe, and affordable Medicaid for Trans and Gender Non Conforming New Yorkers!

We demand that Commissioner Shah repeal regulations that exclude Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People from accessing life saving care!

We believe that everyone should have safe and affordable healthcare coverage and that includes transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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After the Storm

Dear ALP Community, Read more »

Registration Open: 3rd Annual Safe Neighborhood Summit

Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 12:00pm
Restoration Plaza 1368 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY


Ever wonder about your safety?

Live or work in Central Brooklyn? 

Wanna learn concrete tools to address homophobic and transphobic violence in your neighborhood?  

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Safe Neighborhood Summit. April 16 from 12PM - 5PM. Read more »

Vigil to Commemorate Slain Ugandan Activist

Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 4:00pm
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 47th Street, NY, NY.

Calls for End to Homophobic Religious Hate
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Audre Lorde Project Closed from Wednesday, December 22nd to Sunday, January 2nd

The Audre Lorde Project will be closed from Wednesday, December 22nd to Sunday, January 2nd, reopening on Monday, January 3rd. 

Apply for the TransJustice Community School!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 11:59pm
Audre Lorde Project, 147 W24th Street, New York, NY 10011

TransJustice Community School

When:  February 8th 2011 – April 16th 2011.
Where: Audre Lorde Project, 147 W24th Street, New York, NY 10011


Applications are Due December 15, 2010

Stipends & Metrocards Provided to Participants 

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Community Accountability and Transformative Justice Groups Connect with S.O.S./ALP, YWEP, Creative Interventions, and the Revolution Starts at Home Collective

Monday, August 9, 2010 - 11:59pm

Connect with us!!

Creative Interventions, the Revolution Starts at Home Collective, the Safe OUTside the System Collective of the Audre Lorde Project, and the Young Women's Empowerment Project are seeking to connect with groups who are working to reduce and eliminate violence in our communities without relying on policing and state systems.

We are hoping to build a broader network of organizations so that we can intentionally share   Read more »

Volunteer with the Audre Lorde Project for Pride


Volunteer with the Audre Lorde Project for Pride

The Audre Lorde Project has started preparing for Pride celebrations and we are calling on you to join us for this busy season. This is a fabulous time to connect to other Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming people of color while recruiting new members and spreading the word about the Audre Lorde Project, Safe OUTside the System and TransJustice. Read more »

Needs Assessment Survey for LGBTSTGNC POC Members of the Audre Lorde Project

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 11:59pm

Dear Audre Lorde Project Community,

The Audre Lorde Project understands that our services and organizing efforts are most successful when they involve the communities we serve.  We are committed to developing and implementing culturally specific and effect programs and services that reflect your needs.  We are guided by your your hopes, your concerns, your voice. 

In order to stay committed to this guiding principle, we are asking you to please take the time to fill out this survey.  Read more »

Starlite, a Safe Space in the S.O.S. Collective’s Safe Neighborhood Campaign

Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 4:00pm
The Starlite Lounge - 1084 Bergen St. between Nostrand and Rogers


Here is an update on Starlite, a Safe Space in the S.O.S. Collective’s Safe Neighborhood Campaign. They’re one of the oldest black owned, non-discriminating, Gay Friendly bars in the city and facing eviction.

Please read below on ways you can help stop the eviction of the Starlite Lounge.


Save Starlite Community Meeting Read more »

ALP communications are now restored.

Apologies for yesterday's outage.  Communications for ALP are now fully restored, our phone, fax and email are all working.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Community Win for Welfare Justice!

Over the last six years as a community we have made our voices heard, culminating over the last two days in a fax and phone blast, and ending today with approval of a new procedure for serving Trans and Gender Non Conforming clients at New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA). Trans and Gender Non Conforming communities, allies, friends and family have let the New York City Human Resources Administration know of our demands an end to transphobic discrimination and harassment in New York City’s Welfare system. Supporters from across the country called and faxed HRA. 
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Community Update - Welfare Justice Campaign

Thank you to everyone for all your support of the Welfare Justice Campaign!  To date we have collected over 1,300 petitions and postcards.  The campaign has received support from New York City elected officials including Council Person Letitia James, Council Person Rosie Mendez, and Council Speaker Christine Quinn.  Read more »


To date the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) still has not approved the procedure to prevent the rampant transphobic discrimination and harassment faced by Trans and Gender Non Conforming People on Public Assistance/Welfare.

Thank you to everyone who signed a Postcard to Commissioner Doar or Signed the Electronic Petition (Postcards and Petitions) over the last few months.

To continue to pressure the NYC Human Resources Administration we are now seeking campaign endorsers. Read more »