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Amy Richards Biography

Co-Founder of the Third Wave Foundation
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"

“I think that prostitution should be legalized because then it will be less ghettoized as a profession and prostitutes can begin to organize for things such as: health benefits, better wages, better working conditions, etc… Also, I don’t think it can be improved until it is ‘credible.'” (accessed Dec. 15, 2006)

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Co-Founder, Third Wave Foundation
  • Co-Founder,
  • Co-Founder, Soapbox Inc
  • Board Member, Choice USA
  • Counsel of Advocates, Planned Parenthood New York City
  • Board of Advisors, Ms. Magazine
  • Board Member, Sadie Nash Leadership Institute
  • Advisory Board of Directors, FAIR Fund
  • Former Consultant for Gloria Steinem, Anna Deavere Smith, Columbia School of Public Health, and Scenarios USA
  • Women of Distinction, American Association of University Women, 2004
  • Leaders for the 21st Century, Women’s Enews, 2003
  • Young Visionary, Who Cares, 1995
  • Barnard College, 1992
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