The Safe OUTside the System (SOS) Collective is an anti-violence program led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming people of color. We are devoted to challenging hate and police violence by using community based strategies rather than relying on the police. SOS Meetings are held every 1st, 3rd, & 4th Tuesdays in our ALP Brooklyn office in the basement of 85 South Oxford, Brooklyn, NY 11217. For more information you can contact our SOS Coordinator, Kerbie Joseph, at kerbie@alp.org

Tools and Resources

Safe Party Toolkit Zine Cover with links to the Toolkit in both Spanish and English

The Safe Party Toolkit is a collection of strategies generated by 3 generations of SOS members and staff to build safety in party spaces without relying on the police or state systems. The Safe Party Toolkit can support you, partygoers, and throwers in:

  • Creating a space in which partygoers self determination and safety are prioritized
  • Preventing and intervening in violence before it escalates
  • Making a community atmosphere where violence isn’t acceptable
  • Encouraging others to intervene/prevent violence from happening
  • Supporting survivors of violence

Safe Party Toolkit Zine, http://bit.ly/SafePartyToolkitZine

Safe Party Toolkit (English), http://bit.ly/SafePartyToolkit

Brooklyn Pride: Audre Lorde Project Contingent

When: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

In the fight back spirit of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, mobilize with the Audre Lorde Project on Saturday June 8th, at the Brooklyn Pride Twilight March! Join our resistance contingent with our movement allies, our community- as we take back the streets and joyfully resist the corporatization and policing of pride while building safety for our people!