Outreach

SWOP Sacramento’s focus is on harm reduction with an emphasis on the reduction of HIV and other communicable diseases, rape reduction, reduction of violence against Sex Workers, accurate education and useable services.

Chaperone and Advocacy – SWOP Sacramento acts as a liaison between government entities, processes and sex workers.

Street Outreach – We specialize in street and field outreach addressing the needs of our most vulnerable.

Home Visits – Sacramento SWOP Reaches out to those who would like help but feel more comfortable meeting in their own space.

Hospital and Institution Visits – Sex Workers best understand the needs and lives of other sex workers, therefore we through peer support.

Research and statistics – Sacramento SWOP uses statistical based analysis to better advocate for our population. In 2015 we conducted a Needs Analysis
which was instrumental in passage of SB233 allowing sex workers to carry condoms with out the fear of arrest and allowing sex workers to report violent offenders with immunity.

State Advocacy – SWOP Sacramento is a driving force in the California State Capitol when it comes to legislation regarding sex workers. SWOP advocates for
the interests of sex workers and trafficking victims at the state and federal level.

What’s New

Governor Newsom Signs SB233 – Immunity From Arrest

July 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Governor Newsom Signs SB233 – Immunity From Arrest

Written by James Johnson On Friday, July 26th 2019, Governor Newsom signed SB233. This bill was introduced by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and co-sponsored by SWOP Sacramento, ACLU So. Cal., Alix Lutnik, ESLERP, USPros, [...]

Betty Irene Moore Flower Project

July 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Betty Irene Moore Flower Project

Written by  Kristen Di Angelo For the last five years, The Sex Workers Outreach Project and community partner The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis have collaborated in order to effect change [...]

2019 Western Regional Summer Institute on Union Women Welcomes Sex Workers

July 8th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Western Regional Summer Institute on Union Women Welcomes Sex Workers

This year the BC Federation of Labour hosted the Western Regional Summer Institute for Union Women, “Equity. Justice. Reconcili-action: Building worker power through Intersectional feminism and activism.” https://conference.bcfed.ca/siuw2019/ It was hosted on July 2-6, 2019at the University of [...]

RALLY at the Democratic Convention – San Francisco

June 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on RALLY at the Democratic Convention – San Francisco

Written by James Johnson On June 1st, 2019 several Sex Worker Organizations converged on the Democratic Convention in San Francisco providing a platform for Sex Workers to demand Sex Worker Rights. Organizations represented at the [...]