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...
10 Ways To Help Incarcerated Sex Workers

10 Ways To Help Incarcerated Sex Workers

Ten Things You Can Do To Support Incarcerated Sex Workers Add Someone to our Newsletter! If you know someone who is in prison we can send a newsletter to, there is a form on the FRONT PAGE of the www.swopbehindbars.org website that makes it easy for ANYONE to add the...