Action Alerts Archive

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 »

Update on HRA Campaign - No Approval Date in Sight


Updated Info Available Soon - DA Did Not Drop Charges Against Tiffany, Call Now!

Call the Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes (718) 250-2000 x 2202
Demand he Drop the Charges Against Tiffany Jimenez now!

Text us at 347-721-1309 to let us know that you've called

More information about today’s court appearance and press conference below….

Community Groups Outraged After Kings County District Attorney Office Fails to Follow Through on Commitment to Drop Charges Against Victim of Police Violence. 

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Call the Brooklyn DA and Demand He Drop the Charges Against Tiffany Jimenez!

Call Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes (718) 250-2000 and demand that he drop the charges against Tiffany Jimenez now! Read more »

Arrests at the Future of New York Conference - They are Free!

Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:00am
@ AT 100 CENTRE STREET 4/5 to Brooklyn Bridge, City Hall. Or J/M/Z/Q/R/W/N/6 to Canal (take the Centre street exit)

On Tuesday FIERCE participated in a non-violent action at the Future of New York conference organized by the city's business sector. They were meeting today to create policy recommendations geared towards "strengthening the city's economy." We came, along with other grassroots organizations across the city, to say that the people of New York (queer and trans youth, homeless, workers, immigrants...) were being left out of this very important conversation. Read more »