prostitution http://kalw.org en Next on City Visions: Support Your Local Sex Worker http://kalw.org/post/next-city-visions-support-your-local-sex-worker <p>As the St. James Infirmary campaign says, "Someone you know is a sex worker."</p><p>Escorts, street and survival sex workers, personal companions, adult film actors, porn models, nude models, body work providers, exotic dancers, phone sex operators, and sexological surrogates are all sex workers.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:21:34 +0000 City Visions 42431 at http://kalw.org Next on City Visions: Support Your Local Sex Worker Can a letter make a street safer? Oakland's Dear John Campaign will find out http://kalw.org/post/can-letter-make-street-safer-oaklands-dear-john-campaign-will-find-out <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Street prostitution is a major problem in Oakland, but arrest rates have dropped by 37 percent from 2011 to 2012. Nevertheless, community members remain vigilant. In Oakland’s San Antonio neighborhood, which includes some of the main trafficking corridors, residents are sick of the street scene. They’ve launched what’s called the Dear John Campaign to take on the street level sex trafficking that happens right outside their doors.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:34:23 +0000 Person: Laura Flynn 24382 at http://kalw.org Can a letter make a street safer? Oakland's Dear John Campaign will find out