Campaign Wins Repeal of Discriminatory Regulation against Sex Workers

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A 10 month campaign led by sex worker organizations won an exciting victory on December 12, 2013 when discriminatory regulations in the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) were overturned.  At a CalVCP Board meeting in Sacramento, the three Board members … Continue reading

Links to Media Coverage of the Victory on Compensation for Rape

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See links to unprecedented nationwide media coverage of the victory at the California Victim Compensation board to allow sex workers compensation for rape. ——————————————————————————————————————– TAKEPART: “Prostitutes Who Are Attacked Could Have a Safety Net in This State” SALON: “In major legal victory, … Continue reading

Sex Workers Groups and Supporters Celebrate Victory on Compensation for Rape

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For Release On Thursday December 12, 2013 Contact: Maxine Doogan, Erotic Service Providers Union 415-265-3302 & Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective  415-640-4250 Sex Workers Groups and Supporters Celebrate Victory in Sacramento Sex worker groups and supporters are celebrating the historic … Continue reading

Take Action to Stop Discrimination in Compensation!

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…..ACTION ALERT..…ACTION ALERT…..ACTION ALERT.…. Dear Friends, Our campaign to overturn discriminatory regulations of the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) urgently needs your action. We are coming down to the wire and pressure is needed for the final push. The CalVCP board … Continue reading

Community Event November 12, 2013: Stop Discrimination in Compensation for Rape: Justice for Sex Workers is Justice for All

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On Tuesday, November 12, over 50 people filled the Latino/Hispanic room in the main San Francisco Public Library. They gathered to take part in an urgent discussion concerning discriminatory practices within the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP). A number of … Continue reading

Sex Worker Groups Call for Removal of Discriminatory Regulations

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For immediate release…What:  Press conference and Community  Forum When: Tuesday, November 12, 5:30pm; Community Forum at 6pm Re:  Denying sex worker victims of rape from compensation from CalVCP Where:  SF Public Library, Latino/Hispanic room, lower level, 100 Larkin, SF Contact:  … Continue reading