Kate D’Adamo is the National Policy Advocate at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center focusing on laws, policies and advocacy focused on folks who trade sex, including the criminalization of sex work, anti-trafficking policies, and HIV-specific laws. Prior to joining the Sex Workers Project, Kate was a community organizer and advocate for people in the sex trade with the Sex Workers Outreach Project and Sex Workers Action New York. In this role, she developed programming to promote community building, provided peer support and advanced political advocacy to support the rights of people engaged in the sex trade both on and off the job. Prior to this, she worked on issues of labor and migration at the International Commission for Labor Rights, Global Workers Justice Alliance and the Open Society Foundation, as well as campaigns including Human Rights for All, which sought to integrate sex worker rights into the UN’s Universal Periodic Review. She holds a BA in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University and an MA in International Affairs from The New School University.