New Article: “When California Blames Victims” – East Bay Express

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When California Blames Victims – By Sam Levin Under a proposed state policy, women who face brutal acts of violence can be denied financial aid due to their involvement in sex work. For nearly fifty years, the California Victim Compensation … Continue reading

Letter to California Victim Compensation Board on New Proposed Regulations: Oct 2014

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US PROStitutes Collective P.O. Box 14512, San Francisco, CA 94114 October 27, 2014 To: Victims Compensation and Government Claims Board Re: New proposed regulations We reviewed the new wording on the regulations and have some concerns. We appreciate that the repeal of … Continue reading

Listen to sex workers – we can explain what decriminalisation would mean – Article in UK Guardian

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Great victory against criminalizing clients in the UK, from our sisters in the English Collective of Prostitutes. If progress is to be made now an amendment to the modern slavery bill has been defeated, MPs must invite us into the … Continue reading

Powerpoint on Victim Compensation Victories

ppt pres imageA report on the victories so far in California’s Discriminatory Victim Compensation Program, presented to the Commission on the Status of Women during Women’s History Month (March, 2014).

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Power point California Victim Compensation for Rape

Action Alert: Stop Discrimination in Cal Victims Compensation Program!

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 Dear Friends, Sex workers who are victims of violent crimes other than rape, sexual assault or domestic violence are still not covered under a statute in the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP).  We are asking for your support to change … Continue reading

Upcoming Event: From the UK to the Bay Area – Sex Workers Win Justice and the Right to Work Safely

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(Español abajo) Friday, August 1 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco (16th Mission BART) 6:30pm Snacks, meet and greet Niki from London 7pm program starts $5-10 donation, no one turned away Guest speaker: Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes. Also, Alexandra Berliner, … Continue reading

Sex workers and supporters in Sacramento June 24 to oppose SB 1388

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*************STOP PRESS************* Sex workers and supporters in Sacramento Tuesday to oppose SB 1388 Contact: Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective  415-640-4250 & Maxine Doogan, Erotic Service Providers Union 415-265-3302 On Tuesday June 24, 2014, sex worker groups and others will be … Continue reading