Daring To Be Powerful Part 1 (September & October 2018)

When: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Daring to be Powerful (DTBP) is one of NYC's best training on community organizing, power, & oppression for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Two-Spirit Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People of Color! (LGBTSTGNC POC)

Part 1, Foundations of Organizing: Utilizing study and lived experiences to begin dismantling oppressive structures. Great for new organizers, or folks going back to the basics!

Part 2, Nourishing the Seed: A deeper dive in to the critical roles of how healing, safety, gender, and race operate within Community Organizing. Great for people looking to expand their roles as organizers.

RSVP by following this link: https://goo.gl/forms/wPORdOB5rK5b7v0O2

TRANS DAY OF ACTION

When: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Calling all Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People to our 14th Annual Trans Day of Action!

FRIDAY JUNE 22ndPIER 45

We invite you to join TransJustice and come celebrate the ways we resist by mobilizing, and honoring the pier as a historic home-space for TGNC communities. Through this march we move towards demanding access to both public and private spaces without fear of harassment or brutality.

In an effort of redefining and reclaiming public space, we encourage folks to organize contingents for Trans Day of Action. A contingent is 5 or more people and will be listed as a contingent on Trans Day of Action materials.

On this day, we take to the streets and demand the right to make decisions about our bodies, expressions, specifically by taking up space where we’re told there is none.

Accessibility: Nearest Accessible train, bathroom info

W 4th St Station-- Elevator at NE corner of Sixth Avenue and 3rd Street
Restroom Access-- Pier #45 has accessible restrooms that will be open and available throughout the event.

Location: PIER #45- Entrance off of Christopher Street

We call for our communities of Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) People of Color (POC) and our allies come together and join TransJustice as we mobilize for our 14th annual NYC Trans Day of Action for Social and Economic Justice!

For more information or questions, comments, or concerns, email us at endorsetdoa@alp.org. If you are media or a journalist interested in covering TDOA, please email us media@alp.org. Reminder: All media is required to check in with us before covering the event. Thank you! Hope to see you!

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Hacemos un llamado a nuestras comunidades Trans y de géneros no-conformes(TGNC), al igual que a nuestros aliados, para que se unan al Día de Justicia Trans (Trans Day of Action) ¡Celebramos el 14º Día de Acción Trans por la Justicia Social en la ciudad de Nueva York!

¿Qué haremos? - Les invitamos a unirse a TransJustice para que celebremos las formas mediantes las cuales creamos resistencias, específicamente, mediante una protesta movilizada. A su vez, honraremos los muelles como un lugar histórico, una querencia para las poblaciones trans y de géneros no-conformes. Mediante esta marcha exigimos acceso a los espacios tanto públicos como privados y que nuestra participación en ellos rechace la fricción hostil o violenta que los caracteriza.

Nos guía un esfuerzo hacia la redefinición y la reclamación del espacio público, y de este modo les invitamos a formar contingentes para el Día de Acción Trans. Por un contingente entendemos un grupo de 5 o más personas.

En este día tomamos las calles y exigimos el poder decisional sobre nuestros cuerpos y las maneras en que nos expresamos. ¡Vengan y ocupemos los espacios que nos niegan!

Instrucciones de acceso:

Esta marcha se llevará a cabo en el Muelle 45
La estación de metro más cercana es West 4 St, líneas A, B, C, D, E, F, M.
El ascensor está en la esquina nordeste de West 3rd Street y Sexta Avenida (también conocida como Avenida de las Américas).

El muelle 45 cuenta con un baño que estará abierto durante el transcurso de la marcha.

Lugar: Muelle 45 entrada cercana a Christopher St.

Comuníquenos sus necesidades de accesibilidad, sus preguntas o cualquier deseo que tenga y que hayamos mencionado en las instrucciones de acceso. No dude en enviar un correo electrónico.

Para más información, preguntas, comentarios o dudas, contáctenos a endorsetdoa@alp.org. Si desea hacer algún tipo de cobertura mediatica, favor de comunicarse a media@alp.org. Recordatorio: Solicitamos que la prensa nos nitifque de sus intereses antes del evento.

¡Traigan pancartas, letreros y tambores y vengan a resistir la cooptación de nuestra lucha!
!Gracias! !Les vemos pronto!

 

March with ALP in Brooklyn Pride

When: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mobilize with the Audre Lorde Project this Saturday at the Brooklyn Pride Twilight March! Pull out your poom poom shorts, glitter, platforms, drums, and gorgeous posters!  March with us to take back the streets and joyfully resist the corporatization and policing of pride while building safety for our people. We will also be wearing all black clothing as a contingent.

Bring your friends, kids, family, and loved ones! (If you have furry four legged friends, please remember to put them on a leash)

We'll gather at the Key Foods parking lot on 5th Ave. and Sterling St. in Park Slope from 6-6:30pm, and the parade "steps off" promptly at 7:00pm.
Here's a link to the route map, http://brooklynpride.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/MapFlyer2015.jpg. The route is 0.8 miles long, straight down 5th Ave.
You can get to the Key Foods parking lot by taking the subway to Atlantic Terminal 2,3,4,5,D,N,Q,R,W , then walking 5 blocks down 5th Ave. Let's show Brooklyn how fabulous, united, and powerful we are!

See you in the streets!

ALP

Membership Orientation

When: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Are you interested in getting involved at the Audre Lorde Project? Join us for a membership orientation to learn more about our Membership Program, ways to join other programs at ALP, and for leadership development and political education opportunities.

For more info or questions, contact cleo@alp.org.

10th Annual Community Freestyle

When: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 12:30pm to 5:30pm

Calling all trans, two-spirit, gender non conforming, queer, lesbian, bisexual, and gay people of color in Brooklyn and our allies!

The Safe OUTside the System Collective of The Audre Lorde Project invites you to our 10th annual Community Freestyle! With the NYPD's clear incapability to not bring excessive violence or death to our communities- there is a clear community ask for alternatives to 9-1-1. But in this community freestyle, we aren't just listing alternatives but also teaching alternatives that we all can practice, use and share!

The workshops will focus on alternative skills for the 3 most NYPD responded calls in our communites: Intimate Partner Violence, Interpersonal Violence and Medical/Emotional/Mental distress.

Food, metrocards and childcare will be provided!

See everyone on Saturday, June 2nd, at Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation- 378 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221-1443. That's the G train to Bedford-Nostrand Aves!

Endorse 14th Annual Trans Day of Action

When: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00am to Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Thank you to everyone who endorsed TRANS DAY OF ACTION this year!

 

Apogee Journal

Black Youth Project 100 NYC

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities

Caribbean Equality Project

Damayan Migrant Workers Association

Equality for America / Queeramisu

Equality New York

Equality NY

GABRIELA New York

LGBT Bar Association of Greater NY

LGBT Bar Association of NY (LeGaL)

National Trans Bar Association

NYC Democratic Socialists of America

Oasis L.G.B.T.S. Wellness Center

Party for Socialism and Liberation

Peter Cicchino Youth Project at the Urban Justice Center

Planned Parenthood NYC

Planned Parenthood of New York City

Poongmul Movement Builders (PMB)

Pop Gym

Princess Janae Place

Queer and Trans Caucus, Jewish Voice for Peace, new York City

Queer Anga

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective

Samy Nemir

Sige!

Spreading the word and Mobilizing

Stonewall Community Foundation

Tarab NYC

Teachers Unite

The Public Science Project - What's Your Issue?

Trans Latina Network

Vision Change Win

What Would an HIV Doula Do?

Women's March

 

Revolutionary Bae Mixer

When: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Audre Lorde Project’s Safe OUTside the System Collective invites you to join us for the 2nd Annual “Revolutionary Bae: A Valentine’s Day Mixer” on Tuesday, February 14th 6:30pm to 9:pm. We want to get to know you and who knows, maybe you’ll meet your future movement boo or revolutionary bae at this “Speed Dating” themed event. Complimentary Mocktails, a “Love Bag,” and a Night of Fun guaranteed for every participant.

*** Special Note: This is a space for platonic romance and an opportunity to get to know the Safe Outside the System collective.***

Notes on access: The ALP Brooklyn office is in the basement of the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, which is 20 steps down from the ground floor. There are 2 gender neutral single stall restrooms in the basement. This space is not wheelchair accessible. Please contact us with any access needs or questions at sos@alp.org.

Refreshments and metrocards provided.

**This event is open to lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, transgender, gender non conforming, and queer people of color**

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