Events and Fundraising
to Prop K Information Page
October 30, Educational Forum with Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective
at Unitarian Universalist Church
Work, Rights and Safety: Historic Town Hall Meeting Speak Out and
Panel on Prop K,Thursday, October 30, 7pm -9pm
Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
Info: 415-626-4114, email@example.com
For the last
century, year after year, sex workers in SF have been hounded, arrested
and jailed, evicted, raped and even murdered, their children taken
away. Those of us who have least - often women of color - have received
the brunt of this persecution. Why has our city famed for being open
minded allowed this injustice to continue? Now we can make a change
and win greater protection, well-being and safety for all. Join a
cross section of communities who want to make this happen!
Speakers include: sex workers and sex worker organizations, criminal
attorneys Nedra Ruiz, Stephanie Adraktas, Stuart Hanlon and David
Bigeleisen, Conference of Delegates of California Bar Association,
Dr. Jeffrey D. Klausner, SF Green Party, neighborhood residents, church
representatives, candidates for board of supervisor and other politicians,
the LGBT community, labor representatives, and others.
* Prop K was put on the ballot by more than 12,000 San Franciscans
to ensure that basic human and civil rights are extended to sex workers.
It follows the recommendations of the path breaking SF Task Force
* Prop K calls on the police to prioritize sex workers' safety by
vigorously enforcing coercion, extortion, battery, rape and other
* Prop K will end the criminalization of sex workers, many of whom
are mothers trying to support their families in increasingly hard
times. Criminalization traps sex workers in prostitution, increases
vulnerability to violence and sets sex workers apart from the rest
of the community.
* Prop K is an anti-racist initiative. Women of color are disproportionately
arrested under the prostitution laws and make up the majority of women
* Prop K will not stop the prosecution of traffickers but will protect
immigrant women from being targeted for arrest. According to the Public
Defender, not one trafficker has been prosecuted in SF. However, many
sex workers of color have been rounded up and deported.
9/5/2008 Friday, Septmber 5, 2008, El Rio
with Madison Young, music by Digital Intelligence
Extreme, and hosted by the Queen of Charm; Lady Monster
and Fudgie Frottage.
9/6/2008 Street tabling, street theater/dance rehearsel.
For location, call 415-751-1659
9/19/2008 Friday, September 19, 2008, Center For Sex and Culture.
1519 Mission, 8:00 PM- Join Nina Hartley, Margo St. James, Carol
Queen for an exciting, sexy evening to Support Prop K. Pre-party
at open house reception at the St. James Infirmary, 1372 Mission,
Resistance Conference, CR10 in Oakland.
Grind The Vote, Yes on Prop K, SWOP Norcal, Victoria Woodhull Foundation
and Center for Sex and Culture at Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco.
October 4, 1 PM, Lit Launch Party at Center for Sex & Culture,
1519 Mission ST. SF (near 11th Street ) Please
RSVP for this event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. More info:
October 18, AR+Space, 1260 Folsom. Performance by Mariko Passion,
benefit for YesOnPropK.org, plus fundraiser for legal defense fund!
(More info coming soon).
October 19, March for Sweeping Change. "A Community Strill Down
Market Street in support of sex worker decriminalization. March with
Whores Against Wars, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Sex Workers
Outreach Project and many more. Meet at 12:45 PM, SF Ferry Building.
In Case of rain, don't forget your umbrella's! (More info coming soon).
October 24, Community Outreach Forum (More info coming soon).
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