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SWOP Behind Bars Advocacy Toolkit: Florida SB 540/HB 851

Last updated: March 31, 2019. SWOP Behind Bars is calling for heavy revisions to Florida Senate Bill 540 (SB 540) and the House companion bill 851 (HB 851). SWOP Behind Bars will only support these bills if the “Soliciting for Prostitution Registry/Public...

SWOP Behind Bars Advocacy Toolkit: Florida HB 703/SB 926

SWOP Behind Bars supports Florida House Bill 703 (HB 703) and its counterpart Senate Bill 926 (SB 926) which would greatly expand health education in public schools and repeal the abstinence-only mandate. We also advocate for amending these bills to include human...

SWOP Behind Bars Advocacy Toolkit: Florida HB 259/SB 982

SWOP Behind Bars opposes Florida House Bill 259 (HB 259) and its counterpart Senate Bill 982 (SB 982) because it ties human trafficking education to abstinence-only education. The House version is sponsored by Representatives Williams (District 92) and Plasencia...

PA Now Pardons For Free

Come Monday, Pennsylvanians can apply for pardons for free Katie Meyer, WITFMarch 17, 2019 If you want to get a conviction scrubbed in Pennsylvania, you had better have at least $63 set aside. Eight bucks to download the application. $20 for a criminal background...
Philadelphia In April: Rising Tide. Maternity Care Coalition.

Philadelphia In April: Rising Tide. Maternity Care Coalition.

A Rising Tide: Maternity Care Coalition. The public face of over-incarceration is overwhelmingly male. However, between 1980 and 2016, the number of incarcerated women in the U.S. increased by more than 700 percent. While research has revealed that the root causes and...

SXSW SEX WORK ALLIES AND ORGANIZERS MEET UP IN AUSTIN

Sex Worker Rights Organizers and Allies will be hosting a sex worker organizers and allies meet and greet in Austin on March 10th from 6-9 to write letters to incarcerated sex workers and talk about all the work going on throughout the country regarding the full...