Neighborhood Action

This class of initiative involves organized, community-led action, such as routinely and systematically forwarding tips to police about sex buyers, conducting citizen patrols targeting demand, operating citizen-led blogs or websites, or launching billboard campaigns featuring messages meant to deter consumers of commercial sex. Some neighborhood organizations participate in “community impact panels” or make presentations at john schools.  We know of more than 265 U.S. cities and counties that have engaged in some form of neighborhood-led action focused on combating demand for commercial sex.

To learn more about these types of community-led interventions, access the resources provided below.

Materials from Neighborhood Group in Rochester, New York

Prostitution and Drug Complaint Form, Reading, PA Police Department

Community Feedback for Town Hall Meeting

Neighborhood-Led Task Force Reports on Prostitution & Demand

Letter to Mayor From Neighborhood Organization

Sample News Reports on Neighborhood Action

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