New Monthly Meeting Location

We have a ***New Location*** for our regular monthly meetings. Thank you to the Read/Write Library Chicago! Located at 914 N. California Ave (entrance on Walton).

Join us as we look ahead to plans for activism and community in the coming months. We’ll be discussing the upcoming International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (Dec 17), our legal clinic, street outreach, support group, and upcoming events.


We meet every second Wednesday at 7pm. That means our next meeting is November 8. All sex workers and allies are welcome!
https://www.facebook.com/events/365558587219063/?active_tab=about#

New volunteers may email mike@swop-chicago.org for more info on how to get involved.

Tomorrow! Sex Worker Support Group — New Location!

All current and retired sex workers are welcome to attend our monthly support group, held in a safe and inclusive space with therapists from Lifeworks Psychotherapy. The group meets the first Saturday of every month. We hope to see you there!  Come for support and/or to offer support!

 

Please note our new location and time for this Saturday, 11/2!

 

Howard Brown

4025 N Sheridan, Chicago

1:15pm-2:45pm (the location closes at 3pm)

The location is a few steps from the Sheridan redline stop and there is often street parking within a couple blocks.

https://www.facebook.com/events/134641643859755/

Free Legal Clinic October 25!

SWOP legal clinic offers free legal support for sex workers, trans individuals, and people experiencing unstable housing!

Drop by our legal clinic this Wednesday, 5pm-8pm at 405 W Superior St. We can take on any issue, civil or criminal.

Contact us to complete an intake form at www.calachicago.org/swopclinic/or e-mail mike@swop-chicago.org.

Court Support for Sophie!

Join SWOP Chicago in supporting Sophie, a fellow activist for sex worker and trans rights. Sophie was charged at Slutwalk Chicago for resisting arrest and endured transphobic treatment at the time of arrest and while in police custody. Sophie needs our support! We’ll be meeting at the courthouse on Belmont and Western at 9 am tomorrow. If anyone needs transportation, please contact Sam at 630.577.7091.

Click here for the Facebook event page.

Street Outreach

Interested in helping out with street outreach? SWOP provides outreach in East Grafield Park every Thursday night. We provide free condoms, HIV testing, toiletries, snacks, and legal resources. We’re accepting donations of toiletries at Early to Bed, 4055 N Clark St., and can pick up gently used clothes.

For more information, email Sam, outreach coordinator, at samvessel@gmail.com.

Join us for our general meeting on Wednesday, September 13th at 7pm at 405 West Superior, 7th floor, to learn about how you can get involved with SWOP Chicago!Outreach