Anti-Trafficking Groups

Each item relates in some way to a group, organization, or community that has a major or minor focus on ending trafficking.

Examples: law enforcement, a specific non-profit, or even an individual advocate who speaks for others.

The Value of Collaboration in Addressing Commercial Sexual Exploitation, from Prevention and Awareness to Supporting Healing and Everything in Between
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The Value of Collaboration in Addressing Commercial Sexual Exploitation, from Prevention and Awareness to Supporting Healing and Everything in Between

From the Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott | Child Sex Trafficking – Archived Webinars Presented on January 24, 2023 Lubbock organizations One Voice Home, Open Door, and Voice of Hope as they discuss how they have partnered to elevate awareness about Human Trafficking in the area and through this partnership are providing…

Survey: Top 10 Insights on How Americans View Sex Trafficking
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Survey: Top 10 Insights on How Americans View Sex Trafficking

NEWS PROVIDED BY Selah Freedom January 26, 2023, 15:16 GMT Selah Freedom and Opinium share results of new survey culling Americans’ knowledge of Sex Trafficking in the U.S. SARASOTA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Human trafficking continues to be a significant crisis in the United States. Every year, millions of boys, girls, and…

Your human trafficking education toolbox
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Your human trafficking education toolbox

What’s in your toolbox? We’ve curated and shared a lot of information with the world. Here are the tools we’ve created for you to use any time you need. Tell us what we need to add on our contact page. Dave and I work with many people and groups across the world, giving us the…

Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police
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Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is hosting a series of webinars throughout January, National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Today, they were doing one called “DFPS Light the Way End Human Trafficking 2023 Lunch and Learn Series: Faith-Based Champions” and one of their speakers, Vicky Payne, from Southern Grit Advocacy, started telling a…

Talk of the Town – MJ visits with Gretchen Smeltzer of Arkansas anti-human trafficking group Into the Light
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Talk of the Town – MJ visits with Gretchen Smeltzer of Arkansas anti-human trafficking group Into the Light

Gretchen Smeltzer teaching for Into the Light ABOUT INTO THE LIGHT All services provided by Into The Light are designed to foster trauma-informed, long-term relationships with children whose lives have been impacted by the trauma of the sex industry in Arkansas. The vast majority of the children we serve are Arkansans, though we serve any…

Washington, D.C. Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Restitution of More Than $20,000 to the Minor Victim He Sex Trafficked for His Prostitution Business
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Washington, D.C. Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Restitution of More Than $20,000 to the Minor Victim He Sex Trafficked for His Prostitution Business

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte today sentenced Sirron Little, age 32, of Washington, D.C., to 10 years in federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for sex trafficking of a minor to engage in commercial sex acts.  Little recruited the victim, a homeless 15-year-old girl, to work for him…

Statement From U.S. Attorney Jason M. Frierson On National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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Statement From U.S. Attorney Jason M. Frierson On National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Attorney’s Office released the following statement from U.S. Attorney Jason M. Frierson for the District of Nevada today to commemorate National Human Trafficking Prevention Month and National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness: “January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and today is National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness. “Traffickers exploit and…

Federal Law Enforcement Partners Commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day–January 11, 2023
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Federal Law Enforcement Partners Commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day–January 11, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore.—Today, federal law enforcement partners from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon, FBI Portland Field Office, and Homeland Security Investigations Seattle Field Office join to commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and reaffirm their commitment to combating all forms of human trafficking. “Human trafficking devastates families and communities and preys on…

Challenging the Right to Strike: the UK Transport Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill
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Challenging the Right to Strike: the UK Transport Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill

The Transport Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, currently passing through the UK Parliament, seeks to establish minimum service levels for transport provision following widespread industrial action on the country’s railways. The UK government describes the Bill as necessary ‘to keep Britain moving during transport strikes’. While the legislation’s effectiveness has been questioned elsewhere, the Bill…

Defendant Extradited to the United States from Mexico to Face Sex Trafficking Charges
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Defendant Extradited to the United States from Mexico to Face Sex Trafficking Charges

Leonardo Jimenez-Rodriguez was extradited to the United States yesterday and is scheduled to be arraigned today before United States Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on a six-count indictment charging him with sex trafficking conspiracy, sex trafficking, interstate prostitution, alien smuggling and related offenses.  The defendant was arrested in…