Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tue, 3/30 - Sex Work & Human Rights: Feminist Advocacy Strategies

PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC'S FEMINIST COMMUNITY Proudly Presents

SEX WORK & HUMAN RIGHTS: FEMINIST ADVOCACY STRATEGIES
Panel Discussion & Screening featuring:

SIENNA BASKIN, Esq.
Staff Attorney, Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center
CHRISTINA CICCHELLI
Columnist, $pread magazine
MARYSE MITCHELL-BRODY
NYC Anti-Violence Project & Founding Member at Sex Workers Action New York
AUDACIA RAY
International Women's Health Coalition & co-founder of Sex Work Awareness
WILL ROCKWELL
Editor, $pread magazine
Screening of "Sangram: Sex Worker Organizing In India" a collaboration
between the International Women's Health Coalition and SANGRAM

moderated by Melissa Gira Grant, External Relations Officer, Third
Wave Foundation & freelance writer

Portion of the proceeds donated to Sex Workers' Project
Buy Tickets Now- this event will sell out!
Network with your community before & after discussion

When: TUES, March 30th
Time: 7:00-10:00 pm
Where: In the heart of the Feminist District
The Tank
354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).
Subway directions:
Take the A,C,E to 42nd Street/Time Square. Walk West.

Cost: $7 students/pre-paid, $10 at door
Buy Tickets Now/ Limited Seating- will sell out:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/103011
OR CALL The Tank directly:
212.563.6269

PARTNERS INCLUDE:
The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
http://www.woodhull.org
Sex Workers' Project
http://www.sexworkersproject.org
Manhattan Young Democrats
http://gomyd.com

PARTICIPATE & PARTNER!
Calling all progressives! Promote this event and we'll promote your
organization as a marketing partner.
Email: JWeis@paradigmshiftnyc.com

ABOUT

SIENNA BASKIN & SEX WORKERS' PROJECT: http://www.sexworkersproject.org
CHRISTINA CICCHELLI, WILL ROCKWELL & $PREAD MAGAZINE:
http://www.spreadmagazine.org
MARYSE MITCHELL-BRODY & NYC AVP & Sex Workers Action NY:
http://www.avp.org, http://swop-nyc.org
AUDACIA RAY, IWHC & SWA: http://www.audaciaray.com, http://www.iwhc.org
MELISSA GIRA GRANT: http://www.melissagira.com

ABOUT PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC'S FEMINIST COMMUNITY:
http://www.ParadigmShiftNYC.com
Use the "F" word.
Change NYC. Change the World.

Paradigm Shift, the critically acclaimed and largest feminist event
series/community group in the New York City metropolitan area, hosts
monthly lectures and discussion groups to spotlight leaders in
feminist thought, ranging from artists and academics to filmmakers and
policy activists. Paradigm Shift presents discussions, workshops,
screenings, open mics, and performances of local and internationally
renowned talent, and serves as a co-sponsor for policy/protest
efforts.

TimeOut New York rated Paradigm Shift's events "Critics' Pick" five
times, an unprecedented honor among progressive organizations. Our
online presence includes a BLOG, featuring community submissions and
exclusive interviews and commentary, and PARADIGM SHIFT TV, the
pioneering online feminist video channel featuring
lectures/discussions, community commentary & submissions including
film trailers.

Paradigm Shift, a 501c4 non-profit, supports the community by
providing a platform for political/personal/creative expression,
marketing, project support, networking, and monetary donations to
feminist non-profits. Paradigm Shift was founded in March 2007 by
Meredith Villano, Activist & TV/ New Media Executive & Lisa A. Snyder,
Founder of Elle*Eye Design. Paradigm Shift has a dedicated and
passionate volunteer staff.

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