Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-conforming people of color epicenter for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Its programming includes three main projects and focuses on issues facing both LGBTQ communities and those of color.
The Safe OUTside the System (SOS) Collective is an anti-violence program devoted to challenging hate and violence by using community-based strategies rather than relying on the police. TransJustice is a political group created by and for Trans and Gender Non-conforming people of color. TransJustice works to mobilize its communities and allies into action on the pressing political issues they face, including gaining access to jobs, housing, and education; the need for Trans-sensitive healthcare, HIV-related services, and job-training programs; resisting police, government, and anti-immigrant violence. The 3rd Space Support program seeks to work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-conforming people of color who struggle with issues around employment, education, healthcare, and immigration status. It is a place to give and receive sustainable support; where creation, invention, and innovation will be practiced.
The strength and unique design of ALP, being started by and for LGBTQ community of color, and working with the Black Lives Matter community strengthens this strong community-based, organization.