Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project (TGI Justice Project) is excited to announce the newly created TGI Prison Representation Network. We recognize that TGI people in California prisons and jails are chronically underrepresented while facing pervasive systemic abuse, and plan to meet our community’s need for legal assistance by training and deploying pro bono attorneys to represent our incarcerated family.
TGI Justice Project will train all network volunteers in:
Attorneys will dedicate 10 pro bono hours to directly represent incarcerated TGI people unable to otherwise find representation
Together, we can ensure that the human rights of our TGI family are respected.
Work pro bono representatives can expect to engage in:
Common issue areas:
Trainings will take place in San Francisco as CLEs on December 4th and 11th, in Los Angeles and San Diego during Spring of 2020, and individualized trainings can be scheduled at your firm.
More information on the San Francisco CLEs can be found on this facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/570285230448815/.
This is the link to RSVP to the CLEs: http://tinyurl.com/TGIJP
If you or your firm want to get involved, contact Alex Binsfeld (they/them pronouns) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
*The lower case “r” is used intentionally to reflect the fact that the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation does not engage in sufficient or meaningful rehabilitation work.