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NOTE: This event is not sponsored by SWOP Bay nor does SWOP Bay have any direct involvement.

Hello everyone,

In the aftermath of the Rentboy.com shutdown, Red Light Legal will be facilitating a Know Your Rights training for sex workers at risk of policing by law enforcement Wednesday, September 9 6:30 – 9:30pm.

This free workshop is designed to help empower sex workers to enforce their rights when interacting with law enforcement.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of laws criminalizing sex work in Oakland
  • Breakdown of your rights when dealing with police interactions (searches, warrants, court/arraignment process)
  • How to document/report police misconduct
  • Q & A

The training will be held in Justice Now’s office located at 1322 Webster Street, Suite 210., located 3 blocks from 12th Street BART station with ample free street parking after 6pm.

*This space is wheelchair accessible. If accommodations are needed please contact kristina@redlightlegal.org.*

FB event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1623095041273348/

Mission:

Red Light Legal provides direct legal services, legal representation, and effective policy advocacy to sex workers in all corners of the industry. We advocate to reduce the stigma, discrimination, and violence associated with the sex industry, particularly for those who face intersectional oppressions due to racism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and classism.

Please contact kristina@redlightlegal.org with any questions/concerns.

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