On Friday 31st October 2014, the Genesis team descended on Yorkshire Bank on Albion Street, and held a Cake Sale and Raffle Fundraiser! This Halloween themed affair brought a delicious selection of cakes and buns, as well as an exciting selection of raffle prizes…. thank you so much to everyone who came down to support … Continue reading Genesis Cake Sale and Raffle Fundraiser!
Current Sex Work in Leeds: Knowledge Sharing Friday 12th December 2014 Centenary Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds Care-Connect is pleased to be able to host the Current Sex Work Knowledge Sharing Event. This is a free event organised by the Yorkshire Academic Sex Work Consortium. The event will facilitate knowledge sharing of academic findings … Continue reading YASWC Sex Work Knowledge Share | 12th Dec 2014
Together with Detective Superintendent Tim Keelan Merseyside Police and a sex worker based in Edinburgh Mollie, our CEO Rosie took part in a BBC Women’s Hour discussion about whether attacks on sex workers should be treated as hate crime. The discussion as exploring the well-renowned Merseyside model of policing prostitution which includes treating rimes against … Continue reading Rosie on BBC Women’s hour!
We attended and presented at the Police and Crime Commissioners awards event on 30th July where a range of organisations were awarded funding under round 2 of the Safer Communities Fund. The fund aims to make people in West Yorkshire safer and to feel safer. We are really excited to be able to fund a … Continue reading Police and Crime Commissioners Awards – 30th July
On 8th August, we were pleased to co-host the Ugly Mugs and Sex Worker Safety Event at Elland Road Police Station, in partnership with West Yorkshire Police, the event was also supported by Safer Leeds. This marked the re-launch of the Leeds Genesis Ugly Mugs Scheme, as part of Leeds Prostitution strategy West Yorkshire Police … Continue reading Ugly Mug and Sex Worker Safety Event – 8th August 2014