On July 14th 2021 US PROStitutes Collective launched a new Know Your Rights campaign and booklet for sex workers and formerly incarcerated people. The booklet focuses on hard won laws and policies that have to do with protection, justice and … Continue reading
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New Video: Sex Workers Win Compensation for Rape
New Video on Victory of Sex Workers at California Victims Compensation Board Meeting, December 12, 2012 Click for YouTube video … Continue reading
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
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!
…..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
Two media pieces on compensation for rape and sex worker rights
San Francisco Chronicle Effort seeks to help all rape victims get state aid Stephanie M. Lee Tuesday, November 12, 2013 A woman who is raped in California may be able to receive financial compensation for wage losses, health care and … 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
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
Press release: Stop State Discrimination against Rape Victims!
For Release On Monday October 28, 2013 Contact Rachel West 415-640-4250/ or Maxine Doogan 415-265-3302 Stop State Discrimination Against Rape Victims! Sex Worker Groups Demand California Victim Compensation Board Remove Discriminatory Regulations … Continue reading