Saturday, June 6, 2009 - 3:00pm
On Saturday May 16th two Lesbians of Color were brutally attacked outside of the Ife Lounge in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. After being beaten by several officers yelling sexist and homophobic slurs they were arrested. Join the S.O.S. (Safe OUTside the System) Collective and GLOBE (A group to Support and Empower the LGBT community of Bushwick) to show the 77th Precinct that our community will not allow racist and homophobic cops to brutalize and harrass our parties and our communities. The S.O.S. Collective is a program of the Audre Lorde Project. GLOBE is a program of Make the Road NY.
El sábado 16 de mayo dos lesbianas de color fueron brutalmente atacadas afuera del Club Ife en Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Después de ser atacadas e insultadas con epítetos homofóbicos y sexistas, fueron arrestadas. Únase al Colectivo S.O.S (Seguros Fuera del Sistema) y a GLOBE (Un grupo para apoyar y empoderar a la comunidad LGBT de Bushwick) para mostrarle al Precinto 77 que nuestra comunidad no va a tolerar que policías homofóbicos y racistas brutalicen y hostiguen nuestras fiestas y nuestras comunidades. El Colectivo S.O.S es un programa de Audre Lorde Project. GLOBE es un programa de Se Hace Camino Nueva York.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 11:00am - Sunday, June 21, 2009 - 6:00pm
Are you fluent in English and other languages?
Join the Audre Lorde Project in our new Translator Training Project.
Application Deadline: June 5, 2009
The Translator Training Project seeks to provide opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming immigrants of color who are already informal community translators to:
- gain greater skills in interpretation/translation
- learn resources and strategies to use translation to generate income
- better understand how to make our community spaces more accessible
- share knowledge about health, social and community resources
- share resources on translating health, sexuality and gender issues.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 11:30am - Sunday, June 21, 2009 - 6:00pm
When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. - Audre Lorde
Join the Audre Lorde Project for two days of skills-building and political discussions about power, privilege & oppression.
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM (both days)
lunch at 11:30 AM; snacks throughout the day
INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTER BELOW
There are a limited number of slots available so please register ASAP.
This training is for:
Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color
*examine race, class, gender, police violence, transphobia & homophobia, immigration and health;
*develop creative strategies for fighting oppression;
*learn how to plan campaigns & actions;
*build facilitation and leadership skills; and
*share personal stories and learn about the journeys of others
Build both individual and collective power as a result of our training program!
To sign up for the next training series, email registration form available on our website (www.alp.org) to lsevilla [at] alp [dot] org If your registration is accepted you will receive notification the week prior to the training.
Let's dare to make 2009 an even stronger year of resistance!
Brought to you by
ALP's RESOURCE CENTER: Strengthening our Communities for Radical Change!