Sex Workers Outreach Program

Sex Workers Outreach Project- Sacramento is a California State social justice network dedicated to upholding both civil and human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy.

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Valentine’s Day Party

February 14th, 2015|0 Comments

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Party notes…

February 13th, 2015|0 Comments

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 […]

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Needs Analysis Research Project

February 1st, 2015|0 Comments

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 […]

Safe House Placement

January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

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 […]

New Projects on the Horizon

January 8th, 2015|0 Comments

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 […]

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Dec 17th – International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers…

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

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.

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Sacramento’s First Dec 17th Event

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Our Day Begun at the Oakpark Community Center as we were joined by many of the workers and gave out the gift bags.

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

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

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 […]

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#BlackLivesMatter Solidarity Statement

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

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 […]

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Gift Bags filled with Necessities

December 10th, 2014|0 Comments

We began our journey at the Denio’s Farmers Market and Auction…

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Dec 17th – International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

The Sex Workers Outreach Project Sacramento (SWOP Sac), is hosting Sacramento’s first annual Dec 17th march and vigil.  Attendees are welcome to wear a red t-shirt or carry a red umbrella in solidarity.

12:00-4:00 pm – […]

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Craigslist gives in by placing a black censored bar over their adult services section

September 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Craigslist finally gave in by placing a black censored bar over their adult services section. Attorneys General in many states claimed it was being used for illicit activities, many resulting in harmful abuses and sex […]

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SWOP Sacramento joins Global Network

September 10th, 2014|0 Comments

SWOP Sacramento | Global Network of Sex Work Projects http://www.nswp.org/members/north-america-and-the-caribbean/swop-sacramento#.VBC7kOS_efU.twitter
SWOP Sacramento

North America and the Caribbean
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Location: Sacramento, United States

Website: SWOP Sacramento

Contact email: inquiries@sacramentoswop.org

Who do you work with?: 

SWOP Sacramento works with anyone who identifies as a sex […]

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Melissa Gira Grant: The Work of Sex Work

September 7th, 2014|0 Comments

The Laura Flanders show streams from www.grittv.org. This week, journalist and author of the recent book Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss the labor politics of […]

Know Your Rights Manual for the Sex Worker Community

July 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Attached is the updated 2014 Transgender Know Your Rights: Criminal Law manual for sex workers. This manual provides valuable information for the sex worker community as  a whole and is a recommended read. Although we […]

Funding for Counseling Available for Sex Workers

July 29th, 2014|0 Comments

Swop Sacramento now has counseling grant money for those Sex Workers in need of someone to talk to. If you’ve been attacked, are struggling with issues that are a result of the new laws or […]

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

For us to remember…“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” -Albert Einstein