Lavender Rights Project - QLSP

The Lavender Rights Project is dedicated to service the specific needs of the trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and LGB identified communities. 

 

MISSION

Lavender Rights Project (LRP) advances a more just and equitable society by providing low-cost civil legal services and community programming centered in values of social justice for trans and queer low-income people and other marginalized communities. 

 

WHAT WE DO

LRP meets a persistent and growing need for legal support faced by queer, trans, and gender diverse communities by providing a wraparound approach that addresses both legal and systemic barriers through:

  • Assisted pro se support
  • Community organizing and coalition building 
  • Culturally competent resources and referrals
  • Direct representation 
  • Legal skills and Know Your Rights education training
  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Washington
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Community Development, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Life Planning, Prisoners
  • Populations Served: Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Client intake and screening
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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