Quick Exit / Salida Rapida
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Stop EARN IT, Again!

2022-02-09T19:25:39-05:00February 9th, 2022|

The Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center strongly opposes the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2022, also known as the EARN IT Act of 2022 (S.3538). Despite being premised on the critically important goal of combatting sexual exploitation of children online, this bill would in fact make protecting children from such abuse more challenging.

Research & Advocacy Internship

2021-12-06T19:11:18-05:00December 6th, 2021|

The Research and Advocacy Intern for the Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center will support either or both research and policy advocacy projects. This may include but is not limited to conducting rigorous evidence-based background research such as literature reviews to inform ongoing or proposed research projects, drafting policy briefs, and tracking proposed legislation and policies that impact sex workers, people profiled as sex workers, people trafficked in the sex trades or others involved in the sex trades.

Policing Must Change to End Violence Against Sex Workers

2022-06-04T15:19:29-04:00December 6th, 2021|

This blog post from the Sex Workers Project (SWP) of the Urban Justice Center is part of the 2021 Leading to Violence Campaign. This campaign highlights the critical issues that must be addressed to realize the goals of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, recognized each year on December 17. SWP is writing on the topic of policing and the ways in which it harms and leads to systemic and interpersonal violence at the hands of law enforcement and the criminal legal system.

Interview with Mariah Grant about Decriminalizing Sex Work

2022-02-09T20:02:43-05:00September 1st, 2021|

"I would first emphasize that people who do sex work, as with most other jobs, come from varied backgrounds and identities. There are sex workers of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexualities, genders, religions, education levels, and incomes. There is also a great diversity in the types of labor sex workers engage in."