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 have a passion and successful track-record for creating usable, online, experiences with a focus on and deep appreciation for web standards, modularity, education, accessibility, and inclusion. I build and lead happy, productive and empathetic cross-functional teams within a continuous learning culture. I am a father, speaker, advisor, life-long learner, community builder, advocate and a Human Being. Learn more.