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Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training
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Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training

Radical Empathy’s “In Her Shoes” tour met up with the mayor of Wichita Falls, Texas, through a great connection with Southern Grit Advocacy. https://youtu.be/MTnoDq1cmYA ABOUT RADICAL EMPATHY EDUCATION FOUNDATIONRadical Empathy is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking. Their VR experience include fully interactive, computer generated environments married with narrative, user-directed stories. Visit them…

Interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training teaches human trafficking prevention in Wyoming
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Interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training teaches human trafficking prevention in Wyoming

Uprising’s Terri Markham explains how she uses TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to train everyone from children to legislators using an interactive virtual reality experience Radical Empathy Education Foundation and Uprising began their relationship early in 2022, when Terri Markham was looking for unique ways to teach people about human trafficking. We caught up with…

Louisville advocates host training-series on identifying, preventing human trafficking
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Louisville advocates host training-series on identifying, preventing human trafficking

Louisville advocates are inviting professionals and community leaders to attend a training series designed to fight human trafficking. According to a press release, the Office for Women, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness’ (LMPHW) Center for Health Equity, the Bakhita Empowerment Initiative of Catholic Charities and the Trauma Resilient Communities Project of…

Austin Independent School District Leads Nation in Technology-Enabled Child Safety Programs
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Austin Independent School District Leads Nation in Technology-Enabled Child Safety Programs

Innovative Interactive Child Safety Program Raises Funds To Support Pilot School AUSTIN, Texas – Aug. 5, 2018 – PRLog — Who teaches children about the dangers of meeting a stranger online? Recognizing an unhealthy relationship? Can they recognize or avoid sex trafficking? McCallum High School, in the Austin Independent School District, is Piloting a program to answer those questions. In Texas alone,…

‘They kill you, they kidnap you, they rape you’: Trafficking victims speak of the dangers they face – NBC News
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‘They kill you, they kidnap you, they rape you’: Trafficking victims speak of the dangers they face – NBC News

The young woman, 15, left Tegucigalpa, Honduras in early March to come to the U.S. Her aunt, who lives in Florida, had paid a “coyote” $4,000 to cross her into U.S. territory. But after journeying several weeks, the smuggler left her lying on a street in the Mexican state of Puebla. There, what she thought…

Students Challenge Academia: “The Sex Trade is Anything But ‘Work’”
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Students Challenge Academia: “The Sex Trade is Anything But ‘Work’”

Editor’s note: In your Knowledge Vault, PBJ Learning presents multiple viewpoints re: sex work, as it is is a hotly contested dividing line between anti-trafficking groups. We support education about human trafficking and the free exchange of ideas. Photo by Ryan McVay from Photo Images Throughout history and still today, academic institutions play a critical…

Moms in Security Global Outreach adds members to Executive Advisory Board
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Moms in Security Global Outreach adds members to Executive Advisory Board

NEW YORK—Moms in Security Global Outreach (MISGO), a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and rescuing victims of child sex trafficking, has announced the addition of five new Executive Advisory Board members, including Security Systems News Managing Editor Cory Harris and industry veteran John Moore. Izabela Regula, MBA, Sales Executive, Fire Life Safety and Security Solutions,…

Smith joins trafficking survivors, anti-trafficking groups in urging Congress to advance Smith-Bass bill to help victims of trafficking
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Smith joins trafficking survivors, anti-trafficking groups in urging Congress to advance Smith-Bass bill to help victims of trafficking

Smith joins trafficking survivors, anti-trafficking groups in urging Congress to advance Smith-Bass bill to help victims of trafficking Over 800 anti-trafficking and advocacy groups send letter to House Leadership WASHINGTON—At a Capitol Hill press conference today, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), an internationally recognized leader in the fight to combat human trafficking, joined trafficking survivors and…