Oakland City Council – Improving Sex Worker Health and Safety

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When:
April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Where:
Oakland City Hall
500 14th St.
Oakland
CA

The City Council will be voting on support for a
bill in the California legislature _Improving Sex Worker Health and
Safety_ (SB 233 [1]). The hearing will be in the Third Floor Council
Chambers.

US PROStitutes Collective is part of the Bay Area PPC steering committee
and has testified at several PPC hearings about the criminalization of
survival. Although PPC does not support specific pieces of legislation,
US PROS is supporting SB 233 because it aims to increase safety for sex
workers by prohibiting their arrest when they come forward to report
violent crime. The bill also prohibits the possession of condoms used
as probable cause to arrest someone for sex work.

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