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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Our day started with out reach to the street workers in Sacramento. Sacramento Swop raised over $1,000 to fund bags filled with necessities and blankets for those workers in need.
Our Day Begun at the Oakpark Community Center as we were joined by many of the workers and gave out the gift bags.
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 [...]
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 [...]