(Prostitutes) In Prison: Latesha Clay

Update on Latesha Clayby: M. Dante and Bella RobinsonDecember 23, 2016  Today we learned the judge in this case will be reversing Latesha Clay's prison sentence. She will be given a probation term of five years, with credit for time served.March 2016: WHY IS THIS...

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Paralegal Scholarships Awarded December 17th, 2016

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...

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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...

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Forge a Way and Persevere

Post by Amber Batts I was arrested July 9, 2014 for sex trafficking. I’m an Alaskan, born and raised in Juneau, Alaska, moving to Anchorage in 1998. I was raised with an independent streak that is common among many Alaskans: forge a way, persevere, and even when no...

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Nancy Carroll Tells her Interstate Prisoner Transport Story

On March 4th at approximately 6:00 am, I found myself being summoned from a holding cell in the Lake County Jail, in Waukegan, Illinois, to be transported back to Tarrant County, Texas, for six days in a transport van across the country. I’m a real estate attorney...

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