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The Koryne Horbal Lecture

Juana Paola Peralta and Mik Kinkead of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Thursday, March 22, 2018
11 a.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center


The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial, social and economic justice. Therefore, it seeks to increase the political voice and visibility of low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender non-conforming. SRLP works to improve access to respectful and affirming social, health, and legal services for our communities. SRLP believes that in order to create meaningful political participation and leadership, there must be access to basic means of survival and safety from violence. You can learn more about SRLP its website.