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Protest the NYPD's 77th Precinct's Racist and Homophobic Attacks Against Lesbians!

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.

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Save The Date - Trans Day of Action 2009

Friday, June 26, 2009 - 3:00pm

Join TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project for our 5 Annual Trans Day of Action.  For more information or to volunteer contact Mya Vazquez at mvazquez [at] alp [dot] org or  
718-596-0342 x 23

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JOIN ALP's SOS Collective AT BROOKLYN PRIDE

Saturday, June 13, 2009 - 12:00pm

More info to come soon!

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COLOR ME QUEER

Sunday, June 28, 2009 - 9:00pm

MORE INFO TO COME SOON!

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Translator Training Project

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.

 

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DARING TO BE POWERFUL!

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!

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