Free Our Sisters from Sex Slavery in the USA
Saturday, June 23, 10 AM – 12 noon
555 Ellis Street Family Apartments
Betw. Leavenworth & Hyde, # 38, 19, 31 buses
Map at http://tinyurl.com/6lptc8h
Hear personal stories of women who have escaped prostitution and trafficking and what is being done to support them in transforming their lives.
Rev. Glenda Hope, founder of SF SafeHouse for Women Escaping Prostitution. Safehouse is a clean and sober living community for women leaving prostitution with housing for up to 4 months, food, clothing, life skills and self empowerment groups, case management.
Dr. Annie Fukushima, Expert on Sex Trafficking,
One particular area of interest for Fukushima is how the sex industry impacts women of color, noting that the discussions around the sex industry are often defined by Euro-American feminist perspectives. See interview at http://tinyurl.com/7qe4zkt
Sponsored by OWL, Older Women’s League, 870 Market St., Rm 905, SF 94102, 415-989-4422, http://www.owlsf.org