WHY I AM INVOLVED IN SSJ...

``Conservatives are targeting campuses and campus activists with intensity right now. It is an essential time to coordinate scholars and activists within and outside colleges and universities to defend people under attack and cultivate transformative collaborations that dream and build the world we want.``

Dean Spade is an Associate Professor at the Seattle University School of Law. He is the founder and a member of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a law collective that provides free legal help to trans and gender non-conforming people who are poor and/or people of color and works to build trans resistance rooted in racial and economic justice. He is the author Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law (Duke 2015).