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In Appreciation of Volunteers from Behind Bars

Stan was one of the first members who signed up for SWOP Behind Bars and he was the recipients of one of our Paralegal Scholarships last year. He is a street based survival sex worker who self identifies as a gay male and has several years left on his sentence/e  He...

Volunteering for the SWOP Community Support Line

Alan Hamm, M. Div., has spent the past decade or so as a chaplain and crisis counselor.  He has worked as a counselor at a hospital trauma center and a domestic violence/sexual assault crisis center.  He can be reached at alan@swopbehindbars.org. Q: Why did you begin...
2017 Paralegal Scholarships

2017 Paralegal Scholarships

SWOP Behind Bars awarded three scholarships to Blackstone Career Institute’s Paralegal Certificate Program on December 17, 2017 in honor of International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.  These scholarships were awarded to Stan, Hope and  who are currently...
Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail i

Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail i

Currently, the United States is undergoing historic criminal justice reform. Cash bail is one component being reviewed and eradicated, generating change in a system that has been intact not just for decades, but centuries. This is the first in a series of articles...
2016 Paralegal Scholarships

2016 Paralegal Scholarships

SWOP Behind Bars awarded three scholarships to Blackstone Career Institute’s Paralegal Certificate Program on December 17, 2016 in honor of International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.  These scholarships were awarded to Anissa, Paul and Sarah, who are...