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Here you can read the latest press from all of our Projects, and find out about the tremendous work we’re doing every day.

Each of these stories represents lives changed for the better, and we are so proud of our staff for their dedication to the people they serve.

‘I have a mortgage to pay’: Sex workers banned from small-business loans under CARES Act due to ‘prurient sexual nature’

Market Watch

“Sex workers are heavily affected by measures such as social distancing and business shutdowns because they simply cannot go to their workplaces anymore, and are seeing a sharp decrease in their clients. Unlike employees from ‘mainstream’ businesses, many sex workers are not eligible for unemployment benefits,” says Lynn Liu, the development and communications associate at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York City.

UJC’s Website Wins Webby Award!

The Webby Awards

We're delighted to announce that our new website won a coveted People's Choice Webby Award.  Check out this 5 word speech from our designers at Superunion.

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