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September 2015

Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

By | 2015-09-07T23:48:02+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Events, News|

Pearl Callahan, Tara Cochinelle, and Kristen DiAngelo will be speaking at the Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference, on Sex Work, Human Trafficking and Social Justice at 1:30 pm on Friday, Sept 11th, at the student union at Toledo University. For more information about this presentation  TraffickingConference.

February 2015

Party notes…

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:59+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Events|

Amidst sirens and helicopters in the heart of Oak Park we sat together making Valentines. A large drug house had just been raided a block away, and yet, there were those who braved the streets for a moment of safety and communion. The fear that permeates when police are in the area is palpable.  We [...]

Needs Analysis Research Project

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:59+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Information, News|

In December of 2014, SWOP Sacramento, in conjunction with Safer Alternatives through Networking and Education (S.A.N.E.) began a research project to determine the needs of the sex workers in the Sacramento area. Rachel Anderson, our principal  researcher and myself (Kristen DiAngelo) put together research questionnaires in order to best find out what services where needed [...]

January 2015

Safe House Placement

By | 2015-02-22T20:11:37+00:00 January 15th, 2015|News|

In December 2014, SWOP Sacramento had our first safe house placement. It was a learning curve for all of us here in Sacramento. During outreach, we had made contact with a woman who was kidnapped a week later. With our number in hand, and no one else to call, she began trying to make contact [...]

New Projects on the Horizon

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:59+00:00 January 8th, 2015|News|

The Haven Our flagship program will be called the Haven. We envision the Haven as a drop-in center on Stockton Blvd in Sacramento. This center will offer both services and comfort. Our services will include trauma-focused case management, peer counseling, basic health care information and access, street safety and self-defense classes, field trips, education, and [...]

December 2014

Dec 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil and March

By | 2015-02-05T21:02:37+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Events, Hear Our Voice|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil and March Sacramento, CA – December 6, 2014 – The Sex Workers Outreach Project Sacramento Branch is hosting their first annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil and March. In the spirit of remembrance and healing, the Sex [...]

#BlackLivesMatter Solidarity Statement

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:59+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Hear Our Voice|

On December 17th, 2014 we will commemorate the 12th Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. On this day we honor our dead and injured and raise awareness about the institutions and stigmatization that make sex workers vulnerable to violence. Participants of our organization are in a struggle for labor rights and freedom from [...]