Policing Must Change to End Violence Against Sex Workers

2021-12-06T18:35:29+00:00December 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.

Support the START Act!

2021-02-03T20:24:45+00:00February 3rd, 2021|

The Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center strongly supports S. 00674 (Ramos) and A. 00459 (Gottfried), the Survivors of Trafficking Attaining Relief Together (START) Act and urges its passage by the New York State Legislature.

Opposing Repeal of 230: Communications Decency Act

2021-03-15T21:45:28+00:00January 27th, 2021|

We signed on to this letter on January 27, 2021 to the Biden/Harris Administration and the 117th Congress: In the wake of this latest act of white supremacist violence directed at the U.S. Capitol, it’s more urgent than ever that lawmakers take steps to address systemic racism and injustice, and to hold Big Tech companies accountable for their role in undermining democracy and amplifying harmful content.