PROS Network Chicago – LAUNCH RECEPTION May 8, 2013

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Please join us On May 8, 2013!

SWOP-Chicago is pleased to host a public reception to celebrate thelaunch of PROS Network-Chicago; an exciting new directory and network of helping professionals, clinics and agencies offering non-judgmental, client-centric resources and support to people in the sex trade.

The reception will take place at Cortelyou Commons (DePaul University, 2324 N Fremont, Chicago IL, 60614)

RECEPTION WILL INCLUDE:
• the release of new PROS print outreach materials…
• speeches by network professionals…
• a fair where attendees can pick up info about and talk to PROS network members…
• light reception fare.

The Pros Network Chicago, is one of few existing resource guides created for sex workers, in the world.
The PROS Network-Chicago currently includes over 35 helping professionals, agencies and clinics.

NETWORK MEMBERS INCLUDE:
• Asian Human Services
• Chicago House
• Chicago Women’s Health Center
• Chicago Recovery Alliance
• Heartland Health Outreach Inc
• Howard Brown Health Center
• Rape Victims Advocates

The PROS Network-Chicago was created to connect individuals involved or previously involved in the sex trade with affirming, non-judgmental services.
SWOP-Chicago hopes the PROS network will reduce access barriers to medical care, legal support, and human services commonly experienced by sex workers and also raise awareness and sensitivity of the human service and harm-reduction community to the unique needs of people involved in the sex trade.

The reception is co-sponsored by DePaul University Social Science Research Center.

The reception is FREE and opened to the public.

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