Build an extended network of sex workers, academics and clinical practitioners to teach and support those on this journey.
Honor the complexity of the work and the people; eliminating generalizations or assumptions to make space for the expansive people we seek to treat.
Change the culture around sex and sex work in healing professions, create equity in care for every intersecting identity.
Create learning pathways which help others to dismantle the system of oppression in their work.
Create a comprehensive, accessible curriculum centering the voices of those who do this work.
build the team
Identify Collaborators, community organizations, and supporters to help with creating buy-in; building a foundation of equity.
SEX WORKER FEEDBACK
Outreach and survey to all edges of SW communities- gather their feedback on what providers should know, their needs etc. (paid survey)
Obtain sponsors and 50k funding for initial stages of project
New social media- foundational intro to ECC and teaser posts about launch
solidify plans & structure
Clarify software to create curriculum, payment for contributors now and long term, legal structure and terms
Developing a representative team of sex workers, academics and healing professionals to flesh out curriculum and development of the certification structure and assessment process and building an initial cohort of learners to complete the certification process.
LAUNCH & rollout
Marketing for certification candidates, screening candidates to begin enrollment. First Cohort is trained and assessed. Collaborate on an ongoing basis with other sex work organizations
LONG TERM SYSTEMIC CHANGE
Plan for addressing systemic barriers for sex workers, in addition to training individual providers. Continue systemic engagement around shifting stigma and harm.