Sex Workers Health and Safety Summit
Posted by on May 15, 2004
SEX WORKERS HEALTH AND SAFETY SUMMIT:
A DAY OF DIALOGUE
TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2004
8:30 A.M. ? 4:00 P.M.
Ritter Hall Annex ? Kiva Auditorium
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
The 1st Summit on health and safety issues for Philadelphia Sex Workers
To learn about the issues and challenges faced by sex workers including health care, the judicial process, and safety.
Agency staff serving sex workers, including but not limited to: representatives from government, community-based organizations, shelters, drug treatment facilities, research institutions, public service organizations, and law enforcement.
? learn about the services that are available to sex workers as well as unmet service needs
? insure that sex workers know about existing services
? reduce barriers that keep sex workers from accessing these services
? develop strategies for improving and increasing services
This meeting will highlight local leaders and programs.
There will be workshops on:
Safety, Health, Behavioral Health and Law Enforcement.
F R E E
*Materials & Resource Information
Please contact Peter Solomon at for a registration form no later than Friday, June 4, 2004. Call Peter at (215) 683-1283 for additional information.
The Sex Workers Health and Safety Task Force, a project of the Philadelphia Women?s Death Review Team
Temple University?s Departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Women?s Studies, The Criminal Justice Society – Temple University, The Mazzoni Center, Office of Behavioral Health
Member of the Summit Planning Group (Sex Workers Health and Safety Task Force):
AIDS Activities Coordinating Office, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Women and Families Planning and Program unit ? Behavioral Health System, Adult Probation Department ? City of Philadelphia, Maternal, Child and Family Health ? Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Women in Transition, Dr. Judy Porter ? Bryn Mawr College, Prevention Point Philadelphia, GALAEI, Women?s Anti-Violence Education, Women Against Abuse, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Philadelphia Women?s Death Review Team, Circle of Life
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