October 25 to 27, 2007
Have you ever traded sex for the things you need?
So... Are you tired of the laws that punish people for
how they earn a living? Are you tired of the police harassing you
because of how you dress or because of who you are? Are you organizing
to make a change? Would you like to organize for change?
Be a leader for your community!
And learn how to make rights a reality at the
NATIONAL SEX WORKER LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
October 25 to 27, 2007
The Institute is a series of classes that will give
you the skills to understand the law, organize for change, work to
change images of sex workers in the media and more. The Institute is
intensive and requires a daily commitment from you to learn.
Ideal candidates for the Institute are people who have
traded sex for money (and/or the things they need) who want to go back
to their communities with the skills they've learned, and organize their
communities TO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE.
Scholarships are available. We will consider people
with relevant experience-this could mean that you worked as an escort,
sex worker, prostitute, street worker, massage worker, exotic dancer,
hustler, lived with the support of sugar-daddy or sugar-mama, had sex
for housing/food/clothing, had sex for drugs, or had sex to get the
money that you needed to survive. We will give priority to people of
color, immigrants, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transpeople, people with
disabilities, people living with HIV, senior citizens and youth/young
Applications open July 15 2007 and close August 24,
Want to speak to someone about applying? Call Sky at
Different Avenues on 202/829-2103
email: skytrinia AT differentavenues.org
email: institute AT bestpracticespolicy.org
Alliance is a coalition of sex workers, health professionals, social scientists,
professional sex educators and their supporting networks. We seek to
encourage a better understanding of human sexuality by promoting ethical
and unbiased research into sexual subcultures; to promote saner and more
sensible approaches to policies relating to adult sexual health and
behavior. We use this information to educate and empower the public to
have healthy and rational attitudes about sexuality.
Alliance is a Project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE), a