Get Yr Rights: A Toolkit for LGBTQTS Youth and Youth-Serving Organizations

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Get Yr Rights: A Toolkit for LGBTQTS Youth and LGBTQTS Youth-Serving Organizations

This toolkit was funded with generous support of the Open Society Foundation.
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Accompanying Resources for Toolkit:


CASE STUDY: Police Policies Regarding Treatment of Trans and Gender Non Conforming People (p. 30)
CUAV Fact Sheet: Transgender People and the SFPD
Walking While Trans
What is Transaction?
Cops are Locking Up Trannies
DCTC’s Community Response to the Recommendations of the Hate Crimes Task Force
Trans Policy Advocates proposals for changes to NYPD Patrol Guide (coming soon)
Fact Sheet summarizing proposed changes to NYPD Patrol Guide
Talking Points for meeting with NYPD Negotiation Team
Fact Sheet summarizing final changes to NYPD Patrol Guide
Outreach tool and survey summarizing changes to NYPD Patrol Guide (coming soon)
L.A. Model Policies for LAPD by Human Relations Commission’s Transgender Working Group

CASE STUDY: Fighting the Use of Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution-Related Offenses (p. 37)
New York State legislation
Proposal to Manhattan District Attorney
Hot Sheet for LGBTQTS youth meeting with Manhattan District Attorney
SAS memo and testimonies
Lambda Legal memo
Safe Horizon memo
Legal Aid Society memo (coming soon)
Make the Road New York memo
Florrie Burke Op-Ed
MPD palm card
SAS poster
Surveys used for the PROS report

CASE STUDY: New Orleans Department of Justice Consent Decree (p. 44)
Peoples’ Consent Decree
BreakOUT! Policy Proposal
Policy 402
Stop & Frisk Affects Us All policy statement
Sample Power Map tool
We Deserve Better report
We Deserve Better video
#KnowYourRights photo shoot

CASE STUDY: Resisting S-Comm (p. 49)
San Francisco ordinance (and ordinance regarding language access)
Immigrants for Sale video
Stop S-Comm Now video
LGBTQ Groups Come OUT Against S-Comm

CASE STUDY: New York City’s Ban Against Profiling Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (p. 58)
Community Safety Act
Right to Know Act (coming soon)
Fact sheets on Community Safety Act
Fact sheets on Right to Know Act (coming soon)
FIERCE & SAS Op-Eds (coming soon)
City Council testimony
Floyd forum fact sheet

CASE STUDY: Fighting Police Profiling of Southeast Asian Youth in Rhode Island (p. 61)
Peoples’ Forum Scorecard
Community Safety Act
Providence Peoples’ Forum Article
Ordinance Summary Sheet
Providence Community Safety Act Key Points
Pass the CSA: Your Rights and the Gang List
Pass the CSA Flyer: Stop Police Brutality Club Card

Native Youth Sexual Health Network: Moving Away from Policy Advocacy (p. 64)
Police Injustice: Responding Together to Change the Story
NYSHN Poster