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Sex Work & Human Rights: Feminist Advocacy Strategies Event

March 30, 2010

Tonight Paradigm Shift, New York City's feminist community, will be hosting a panel discussion and film screening titled Sex Work & Human Rights: Feminist Advocacy Strategies. Be sure to check out the event! With panelists from the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, $pread Magazine, Sex Workers Action New York (SWANK), and the International Women's Health Coalition, the event promises to be an interesting event. Get tickets before the event sells out. More info found below:

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PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC’S FEMINIST COMMUNITY Proudly Presents...

SEX WORK & HUMAN RIGHTS: FEMINIST ADVOCACY STRATEGIES Panel Discussion & Screening featuring:

SIENNA BASKIN, Esq. Staff Attorney, Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center CHRISTINA CICCHELLI Columnist, $pread magazine MARYSE MITCHELL-BRODY Co-Founder, Sex Workers Action New York AUDACIA RAY International Women’s Health Coalition & co-founder of Sex Work Awareness WILL ROCKWELL Editor, $pread magazine

Screening of “Sangram: Sex Worker Organizing In India” a collaboration between the International Women’s Health Coalition and SANGRAM

moderated by Melissa Gira Grant, External Relations Officer, Third Wave Foundation & freelance writer

Portion of the proceeds donated to Sex Workers’ Project Buy Tickets Now- this event will sell out! Network with your community before & after discussion

When: TUES, March 30th Time: 7:00-10:00 pm Where: In the heart of the Feminist District The Tank 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).

Subway directions:

Take the A,C,E to 42nd Street/Time Square. Walk West.

Cost: $7 students/pre-paid, $10 at door Buy Tickets Now/ Limited Seating- will sell out: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/103011 OR CALL The Tank directly: 212.563.6269

PARTNERS INCLUDE: The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership Sex Workers’ Project Manhattan Young Democrats The Women’s Mosaic NOW NYS Young Feminist Task Force NARAL Pro-Choice New York

Bluestockings The Line Campaign Feministing.com NYCLU Reproductive Rights Project Women’s Media Center

ABOUT

SIENNA BASKIN & SEX WORKERS’ PROJECT: http://www.sexworkersproject.org CHRISTINA CICCHELLI, WILL ROCKWELL & $PREAD MAGAZINE: http://www.spreadmagazine.org MARYSE MITCHELL-BRODY & Sex Workers Action NY: http://swop-nyc.org AUDACIA RAY, IWHC & SWA: http://www.audaciaray.com, http://www.iwhc.org MELISSA GIRA GRANT: http://www.melissagira.com

ABOUT PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC’S FEMINIST COMMUNITY: http://www.ParadigmShiftNYC.com Use the “F” word. Change NYC. Change the World.

Paradigm Shift, the critically acclaimed and largest feminist event series/community group in the New York City metropolitan area, hosts monthly lectures and discussion groups to spotlight leaders in feminist thought, ranging from artists and academics to filmmakers and policy activists. Paradigm Shift presents discussions, workshops, screenings, open mics, and performances of local and internationally renowned talent, and serves as a co-sponsor for policy/protest efforts.

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