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Community of Practice

Learning, together.

Join our Community of Practice to engage in sustainable advocacy; policy reform; addressing stigma; and creating change to increase safety and options for peers in the Yukon.

What's involved in joining the SWAPY Community of Practice?

  • updates with the latest information and news from SWAPY and our allied networks, such as the Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform, BC Bad Date & Aggressor Reporting Project and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects

  • assessment & feedback from peers about your organization's accessibility to peers

  • sharing updates & recommendations on emerging practices/policies & language for supporting peers, researched by the YSWC and vetted by people with lived experiences

  • prioritized access to training opportunities for effectively supporting peers in our communities

  • participation in a supportive environment to work to collectively address stigma; amplify, support and learn from peer voices; develop a network of support for social service providers to sustain their ongoing work to be allies; and to advocate for sex work law reform to reduce harm against people who work in the sex industry 

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Upcoming Events

  • Sex Work 101 Training
    Sex Work 101 Training
    Wed, Dec 07
    Location TBA
    Dec 07, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
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    Dec 07, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Location TBA
    This is an 1.5 hour workshop where we begin to unpack our ideas about sex work & dispel myths that conflate sex work with trafficking.
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Theory of Change

Our plan to implement & measure change to increase safety & options for peers.

Watch our Theory of Change video to learn more about our Community of Practice and how it contributes to our shared goals of decriminalization, decolonization, and destigmatization.

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What's Up Hustlers

All the news, now delivered.

Too busy for another meeting in your life? We get it! Stay involved from a distance and sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter - all the updates delivered straight to your inbox. Yep, sometimes a meeting can be an email. 

Peers - have something you want featured in our quarterly newsletter? Send it to!

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Theory of Change for the SWAP Project

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Support for Peers

We work to amplify voices, create a supportive, reciprocal peer network and provide a platform for peers to share their stories - in any medium! We currently are working with paints, pictures, photography, collages, video creation, podcast-dreamin' and are always up to a craft or 12 with our peer-led support program, Sugar & Mace. Open to women, enby & GNC folx aged 18+. Contact our Peer Facilitator for peer support info - we are currently meeting in person with COVID safety measures in effect.

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