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Blog: Sylvia Rivera Center for Social Justice (SRC)

Manny Becerra as a child

July 2019

The Sylvia Rivera Center for Social Justice (SRC) is committed to providing advocacy, outreach, education, mental health, and other services rooted in social justice, to underserved and marginalized communities within the Greater Reno area with a specialization in LGBTQ+ communities of color.

Members of the Sylvia Rivera Center for Social Justice (SRC) holding up their organization's banner during Pride

Who was Sylvia Rivera?

Sylvia Rivera was a Latinx Transgender activist, sex worker, and trauma survivor from New York. She was a veteran of the Stone Wall Riots, which paved the way for the Gay Liberation Movement.

If you're in the Northern Nevada area and looking for a resource, connect with the SRC.

Manny


I am a problem solver: a tech and people leader with a passion and proven track-record in building and leading empathetic, productive teams—remote and on-site—within a continuous learning culture, while championing usable, inclusive digital products and online experiences. I am also a father, advisor, life-long learner, advocate, community builder, and speaker—I am Human. Learn more