May 27, 2019

#NoNuisance - Jan 2018

No Justice No Pride stands firmly against amending already problematic Drug-Related Nuisance Abatement Act #NoNuisance - Jan 2018

As DC's city coucil refuses to hold a hearing on pending legislation that would decriminalize sex work, Council Members Evans and McDuffie are doubling down by trying to expand a problematic law that criminalizes marginalized communities, including sex workers.

DC's "Nuisance Abatement" law has been used remove folks from their homes over biased complaints about "increased pedestrian traffic," and "bothersome solicitations."
Tell Evans and McDuffie to stop criminalizing our communities, and start working towards legislation that would actually support those who live on the margins.

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No Justice No Pride stands firmly against amending already problematic Drug-Related Nuisance Abatement Act #NoNuisance - Jan 2018


Testimony: NJNP Against DC’s “Drug Related Nuisance Abatement Act of 2017”

My name is Emmelia Talarico and I am the Steering Committee Chair and Organizing Director of No Justice No Pride. Thank you for this opportunity to address the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety. No Justice No Pride (NJNP) is a collective of organizers and activists from across the District of Columbia that exists to fight for the most marginalized members of DC’s trans and queer communities. Through our Trans Justice campaign, we focus on fighting for a city where trans communities live free from violence, with the resources and autonomy necessary to build the futures we choose.

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