Transgender and queer people of color are still disproportionately targeted and jailed three times more than the national average. LID is bringing together advocates and lawmakers to discuss how proposed reforms will improve our relationships with the criminal justice system.
Kings County District Attorney Eric Gonzalez
District Attorney Gonzalez will discuss his recently announced "Justice 2020" plan and its impact on the LGBTQ and other vulnerable communities.
Sex Work Decriminalization with State Senator Julia Salazar & the DecrimNY Coalition
A nuanced array of policies and legislation aims to eliminate prosecution and incarceration for sex work, and to end stigma against sex workers. Hear how this legislation is playing out in Albany from its sponsor and advocates.
+ Special Guest: State Senator Zellnor Myrie
First Unitarian Congregational Society, 123 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn
7:00 - 9:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30)