It’s that time of the month again… time for our monthly legal clinic! This month the clinic will be hosted at a new location in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. There will be no Monday evening clinic this month.
Heartland Alliance Housing (Meeting Room)
1207 W. Leland, Chicago, IL.
Sunday July 12th | 3-6PM
All services are free of charge for low-income individuals with current/former experience in sex trade or street economy.
The clinic Accepts Walk-Ins, and you can also pre-schedule an appointment via our online intake form. (or call 312-999-0056.)
Working in the Adult Entertainment Biz and want to get 2013 off to a good financial start?
Join SWOP-Chicago for a tax and money management workshop this January 26!
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Rogers Park (near Loyola redline)
RSVP for address
William Enmark, a CPA with an investment/finance background and over 17 years of experience as a tax professional, will lead the workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share their experiences.
Workshop will cover topics including:
* The benefits of filing taxes
* Tax deductions sex workers can claim
* Budgeting your income and managing your money for the year
* How to stay legal and who can help
* Dealing with a “cash-only” income and how much to set aside for taxes
After the workshop, we will be hosting a coffee/tea/social hour for networking and to share information.
This event is free to attend!
RSVP: via email (email@example.com) or phone (312) 252-3880
Please join SWOP-Chicago for our bi-monthly community meeting at Howard Brown Health Center on Wednesday May 26 from 7-9pm. Our focus this month will be an open community roundtable to discuss future of SWOP and ways the organization can better serve the needs of sex workers in the Chicago area. All sex workers and allies are welcome to attend and join us in this discussion.
Location- Howard Brown Health Center
Address- 4025 N. Sheridan Rd. (Red Line to Sheridan, Irving Park or Sheridan Bus)
Join SWOP-Chicago this Wednesday for our bi-monthly open meeting at Howard Brown Clinic on the north side. Just in time for tax season, our discussion topic and skillshare will be “Money 101 for Sex Workers”. What you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to managing your money…come to learn or bring your knowledge to share!
Date- Wednesday January 27
Location: Howard Brown Health Clinic (room will be posted upon walk-in)
4025 N. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 388- 1600
Red Line- Sheridan Stop, #80 Irving Park Rd. bus, street parking available
Back Off! and SWOP Chicago join forces to present the Adult Industry Self-Defense program. This class consists of a 2-hour module that will cover the specific needs of the adult industry. it addresses general self-defense strategies and deals with environmental self-defense, including ejecting a client. Offered in a private setting. Open to all genders.
Really amazing workshop…teaches all forms of self-defense and suitable for those not in the industry as well.
Date- Wednesday January 20, 2010
Location- Wicker Park neighborhood, Chicago (details given upon RSVP)
Please contact Kevin Sogor by phone at (773) 252-4470 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to attend.
SWOP-Chicago is pleased to announce that our October workshop will be a self-defense workshop for sex workers and other kinky people with Kevin Sogor of International Hapkido USA. This introductory course will teach some basic self defense techniques specifically designed for the adult industry professional who may find themselves in compromising positions or unique situations they must escape from. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing they would normally work or play in, such as high heels, skirts, corsets, etc., while taking the class. Open to all genders. Please call Kevin at (773) 252-4470 for more information on the class.
Date- Wednesday, October 28
Time- 7-9 PM
Location- International Hapkido USA
1385 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, 60622
Cost- $25 per person.
If you can’t afford cost of the class, but would like to participate, please email email@example.com to inquire about a scholarship
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to register for this workshop.