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Hello,

SWARM have been fundraising for a hardship fund for sex workers in financial crisis due to Covid-19. More information on the fund is available here: https://www.swarmcollective.org/donate

We have now opened the fund for applications: https://www.swarmcollective.org/hardship-fund

To be eligible for a payment, you need to:

- Be currently making your living by selling (in-person) sex in the UK
- In, or at imminent risk of, severe financial hardship in the next few weeks
- Have no savings to fall back on

Please do not claim from the fund if you have any savings - even if these are your savings for paying tax, planned travel, tuition fees or other life expenses. We need to prioritise the hardship fund for sex workers who have no savings at all.

If you have any questions, please email swarmmutualaid@gmail.com

Thanks,
SWARM
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BLOCKED - A Sex Workers Guide to Combatting Stalking and Online Harassment
« Reply #1 on: 09 September 2020, 11:16:09 am »
SWARM have produced a new zine - a 34 page pdf on digital security, setting boundaries, legal definitions & where you can turn to for help.

Written and produced entirely by sex workers.

If you're a SW, please email contact
  • swarmcollective[.]org for a copy

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SWARM are holding an online drop-in session for UK based sex workers who need support navigating the benefits system or registering as self employed.

This will take place on Tuesday October 13th 6-8PM.

We'll also have sex workers with knowledge of housing and employment issues around if you need it.

Email us to register: mutualaid@swarmcollective.org
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SWARM are holding an online drop-in session for UK based sex workers who need support navigating the benefits system or registering as self employed.

This will take place on Monday November 16th 6-8PM.

We'll also have sex workers with knowledge of housing and employment issues around if you need it. If there are other issues you'd like help with, please email and we can let you know whether this might be possible.

Email us to register: mutualaid@swarmcollective.org
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How do i apply for hardship fund please ,as i logged on swarm and was greeted with a message in may saying we are not taking anymore applications ,im confused ?

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SWARM have produced a new zine - a 34 page pdf on digital security, setting boundaries, legal definitions & where you can turn to for help.

If you're a SW, please email contact@swarmcollective.org for a copy
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Amazing, thank you so much!

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SWARM Online Advice Session for Sex Workers - March 24th 6pm
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SWARM are holding an online drop-in session for UK based sex workers who need support navigating the benefits system or registering as self employed.

This will take place on Wednesday 24th March at 6pm

We'll also have sex workers with knowledge of housing and employment issues around if you need it. If there are other issues you'd like help with, please email and we can let you know whether this might be possible.

Email us to register: mutualaid@swarmcollective.org
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Newletter for SWs of Colour

SWARM have started a newsletter for Black sex workers and sex workers of colour. This will include monthly updates on opportunities such as art exhibitions, paid writing gigs, social events and other support exclusively for sex workers of colour.

For more info and to sign up, fill out the form here: https://airtable.com/shrSv3TH8sz6VqulX



Tuesday 27th April - SWARM Advice & Support Session


SWARM's next advice and support sessions for sex workers is on Tuesday 27th April from 6pm. Register by emailing mutualaid@swarmcollective.org

These sessions are for any sex workers needing help with self-employment in the UK, tax returns, getting benefits or universal credit, PIP (personal independence payments) for disability, workplace, housing, CV development and so on. This is not a professional advisory service, just sex workers and allies with experience of navigating these systems who are coming together to help one another.
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