Zy’aire Nassirah


Zy’aire Nassirah is a prison abolitionist, advocate, and organizer. Zy’aire comes to this work with over 30 years of direct experience with the carceral system. Zy’aire is a Reentry Case Manager and Legal Assistant with the Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), an organization committed to creating a world rooted in self-determination, freedom of expression, and gender justice. Zy’aire is also a long-time member of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP) and centers on the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming people impacted by imprisonment in his system change work. Currently on the San Francisco Public Library Advisory Board. Recently selected for the Gender Justice Los Angeles Advisory Board.

Zy'aire Nassirah

Zy’aire Nassirah

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