No Justice No Pride is engaged in work to support multiple pieces of local legislation to decriminalize Fare Evasion and sex work along with finding solutions to those most on the margins within the TGNC Community.

We are also interested in learning about how to improve services related to housing, general wellness, immigration and more. It's important that we amplify different experiences with these issues to our elected leaders and other constituents so that they can better understand the direct impacts of this legislation, and ensure that their decisions reflect the needs of those they would affect. Over the summer, NJNP organizers completed the first phase of our Storytelling project getting over 20 stories from Trans community members about their experiences with these different issues.  We are excited to announce our first phase summer of our Storytelling Project is now available to read and download.

Read our first phase summary here.

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Violence against sex workers often go unreported and unaddressed. Homelessness greatly exacerbates the violence an individual can experience as well as the dependency on the sex trade itself. We know this well at the NJNP Collective — which was created as an intentional community home for Trans current and former sexworkers in search of safe housing. Contribute monthly to the overall housing costs for the NJNP Collective! Every month the minimum costs to manage the NJNP Collective is sometimes over $5,000 after utilities.

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The sisters at the NJNP House Collective need your help make sure the Collective can thrive as its residents fight for trans rights and lives, while providing mutual aid and support to fellow community members. “The unbounded freedom that comes from standing firmly on your own path the freedom to be who you are. We will get JUSTICE or there will be no PEACE.” This aid includes temporary housing; helping folks find jobs through cover letter and resume writing assistance; helping folks change their names and gender markers on their ids; providing meals; and working with partners to respond to state terror that keeps so many trans and nonbinary folx from thriving. Centering those most on the margins also requires us to support each other and our communities, to keep one another safe, fed, and housed as we fight for a world that affirms us all, and we know that we can't do that without you! All funds raised will be used to help cover the costs of the House, including rent, utilities, food, and a House Manager. Donations can be made through the FB fundraiser, through Venmo with the #TransCollective to @NJNP-DC or directly through njnpdc.org/donate

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Support Trans Led Organizing


Recognizing the countless barriers that trans folx - particularly black and brown trans women - face when trying to access basic needs like employment and housing, No Justice No Pride (NJNP) launched a Trans Justice Rapid Response Program in March 2018 that Trains, Employs, and Provides Mutual Aid to trans youth organizers and activists on Piscataway lands occupied by the District of Columbia (DC). To lead the groundwork most devastatingly impacting their communities, 3 brilliant organizers-in-training are learning the fundamentals of building community power, including the Liberation Movement Histories, Organizing 101’s, How to Build Movement Capacity, and the Steps to a House-Call. Current program participants are already putting their new skills to work on the NJNP Trans Communities Safety Survey as well as organizing with local trans and queer communities most directly and severely impacted by the passage of FOSTA and SESTA that has forced so many more community members to find employment in street-based, survival sex work.

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