Episode 38 Action Items

Want to take action regarding criminalization after this episode, but don’t know where to start?

First, follow CHANGE on Facebook and Twitter, and follow Advocates for Youth on Facebook and Twitter in order to stay up to date on their work on criminalization.

If you are in DC, get involved with one of many amazing organizations that ensure the health and safety of vulnerable populations that often bear the brunt of criminalization, including the Sex Worker’s Advocates Coalition and Collective Action for Safe Spaces.

Reach out to your elected officials at both the national and local levels and let them know about the broad harms of criminalization. You can reach the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121. You can also check out Amnesty International’s Body Politics, which includes resources and information on engaging local and national governments on issues of criminalization.