Community United for Safety & Protection (CUSP)

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Location

Nenana
Contact email: 
sextraffickingalaska@gmail.com
Who do you work with?: 
All people in Alaska's sex trade.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
We are the organisation.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
New sex trafficking laws that have redefined all prostitution as felony sex trafficking; police misconduct; discrimination.
Describe other areas of your work: 
We advocate for people in Alaska's sex trade. - Outreach to community agencies, the public. - Legislations