Street Outreach & Collecting Data
Tuesday Oct 13th 8-9pm EST (7-8 CST/ 6-7 MT/5-6 PST)
Email katherine@swopusa.org with a bit about yourself for the call-in number and access code!


In this call, Kristen DiAngelo will share techniques used by SWOP-Sacramento in their recent needs assessment survey, to connect with and provide services for street based sex workers. Kristen will give tips on building rapport, following through, ethical interactions, and how to collect important stories and data without being exploitative. This call will be extremely helpful for Chapters seeks to do street based surveys and outreach work.

Upcoming call…..Talking with the Media
Wed Oct 21st 5-7pm EST (4-6 CT, 3-5 MT 2-4PT)
Email katherine@swopusa.org with a bit about yourself for the call-in number and access code!

Interacting with the media can be one of the best ways to get your message out there, but there are pitfalls you need to be aware of to do so safely and effectively. In this training, Katherine Koster (Communications Director for SWOP-USA) and Sol Finer (SWOP-Seattle) will be giving pointers on how to be media savvy when chatting with reporters and journalists, from personal safety, to talking points, to using effective language. HOMEWORK: Please review the fabulous “Speak Up!” media training kit from Red Umbrella Project.