We are proud to announce our new voucher program courtesy of the very generous Later Day Saints Church. They are currently providing clothing and survival supply vouchers for our more marginalized workers. Monthly interns and volunteers go out to the fields and streets and offer shopping trips to the LDS thriftshop Deseret Industries. We are [...]
CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality. It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society talk about and treat sexuality. It is about stimulating the activist that is within all of us and sparking [...]
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.
In a historical moment in our history, today Amnesty International adopted a policy supporting the decriminalization of prostitution. The Sex Workers Outreach Project, Sacramento joins our colleagues around the world in celebrating the adoption of the Draft Policy On Sex Work at the International Committee Meeting of Amnesty International. “Amnesty International is the largest and [...]
This year, once again, the amazing Carol Leigh hit it out of the park when it came to presenting sex worker films and art in a unique, honest, and informative manner. Sacramento Swop had a large attendance at the film festival and stayed for the incredible discussion afterwards about Human Trafficking and the current laws [...]
We thought we'd share a bit of our time at Sacramento Pride...
SWOP Sacramento will have a fundraising booth at Sacramento Pride on June 6, 2015 on the Capitol Mall. There we will we will be selling items and seeking donations for our upcoming project The Haven. The Haven will be the first drop in center for sex workers by sex workers in Sacramento area. We believe [...]
Please forward to anyone you feel might be interested! SWOP Sacramento is hosting our first in a series of twitter parties. Our first party will coincide with the the 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest. The event will begin May 20, 2015 at 7pm PST (10pm EST) til 10pm PST (1am EST) [...]
The 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest Presents: Sex Work is not Trafficking Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland Sponsored by Red Light Legal An evening of short movies and discussion for sex workers and allies who are in the cross hairs of anti-trafficking campaigns. Our [...]
The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee has gotten a hearing on Thurs, May 21st in San Diego with the Occupational Health And Safety Appeals Board. The hearing is going to allow adult film actors to testify regarding mandatory condom use and other health & safety regulations that might be applied to the adult industry. More details on the issue are [...]