Sex Workers and Allies Network (SWAN)

The Sex Workers & Allies Network (SWAN) is a harm reduction organization based New Haven, Connecticut. SWAN stands for decriminalization of sex work, abolition of the unjust criminal system, and dignity for all.


Mobile Outreach Van

The SWAN Mobile Outreach Van distributes harm reduction and safer use supplies to people in the Greater New Haven area, free of charge.

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Harm Reduction Supplies

Our Values

The Founding Of SWAN

The Sex Workers and Allies Network started in the aftermath of a rash of police arrests and attempts at public shaming of sex workers in the New Haven, Connecticut area. Activists united and successfully demanded an end to schemes by the New Haven police to conduct stings against sex workers.

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Our Amazing Team

Our mission is to improve the working conditions, safety and dignity of all people in or affected by sex work through education, advocacy, research, and litigation.

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