SAVE THE DATE: Hawaii Harm Reduction Conference: Sex Work & Human Trafficking January 2018

Harm Reduction Hawaii and Decrim Hawaii welcome sex workers of all trades, transgender leaders and allies, LGBTQ advocates, harm reduction advocates, policymakers, academics and other interested members of the public to join us in Honolulu on January 8-12, 2018. The theme is Sex Work and Human Trafficking, but a variety of other issues will be addressed as well, including: homelessness, drug policy, mental health, youth issues, LBGT issues, the status of the new Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, and other topics.

The event is in the preliminary stages of raising money and identifying volunteers. In addition to the primary conference day on Jan. 9, we will host a private summit and networking days for sex workers as well as some events that will be open to the public. We want to hear from our out of town friends their ideas for these extra activities so we can make the best possible plan. Please do contact Tracy below if you’d like to come in from outside of Hawaii.

If you are interested and would like to know more about the Harm Reduction paradigm to be presented, or would like to be involved as an individual or agency, in the planning or funding of this event please visit our websites at or You may also contact our executive director Tracy Ryan at or at 808-534-1846.