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What is Trafficking: Part 3 – Why Doesn’t She Leave

Why doesn’t she run away? Why doesn’t she try and escape? Why do victims stay? These are questions we are asked frequently, and it is understandable why you would question this if you don’t have a full grasp of the manipulation and trauma associated with trafficking....

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What is Human Trafficking: Part 2 – The Cycle

How does someone become a victim of a trafficker? There is a general cycle that takes place with this crime and while it won't be identical in each situation having a general understanding may help you recognize red flags and respond to situations that you wouldn't...

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What is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is often referred to as modern-day slavery. According to the definition used by Homeland Security “human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.” Labor Trafficking occurs most often...

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First Quarter Impact

As the numbers show we are well on our way to reaching our 2019 goals. We can barely keep up with the demand to provide trainings throughout the nation and support law enforcement in stings.  We need to grow our TEAM. We cannot grow without your help! We are committed...

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Sex Trafficking: Erica’s Story

No two survivors of human trafficking have the same story, making combating this crime that much more difficult. Read Erica’s story and learn more. Erica Erica grew up in a quiet rural town, known more for its rodeos and county fair than anything; a place where crime...

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Human Trafficking Victims: Madison’s Story

The battle against sex trafficking in the United States cannot be won without people just like you. Read Madison’s story to find out why. MADISON Madison is a beautiful 16-year-old girl, full of life and a smile that can light up any room. She has two involved parents...

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Robert Kraft’s Case: Know the Indicators

The Patriots football team is known as arguably the most successful team in history.  It is known for the unstoppable combo of Belichick and Brady. This is all this football dynasty should be known for, not the current life choices of owner Robert Kraft. Kraft has...

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Human Trafficking in the News – January 2019

Human trafficking continues to make headlines here in the United States. Check out some of the most recent news as law enforcement and hotels search out best practices in this fight. Sex Trafficking Victim's Desperate Call to Mother Saves Her Life, Lands Three in...

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Sex Trafficking- The US Numbers.

Unlike other statistics you have come across in your life, the following stats have a pulse; they are America’s daughters, sisters, nieces and sometimes America's sons also. This is what you came here for - to fight for them. The following information has been...

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We Fight For Her

Emilia was born in 2000 in Everett, Washington a blue-collar coastal town on the Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Her father left her family when she was still an infant and left her mother with very little options other than to move from...

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Human Trafficking in the News- November 2018

Human trafficking continues to make headlines here in the United States. Check out some of the most recent news as law enforcement and hotels search out best practices in this fight.  Hotel Owner Arrested on Sex Trafficking Charges "An Ellington man and Manchester...

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Veterans Continuing the Fight

When our veterans complete their military service, oftentimes they do not feel like they are finished with their commitment to our country and the communities that they hold dear. Every soldier, sailor, airmen, and marine swears an oath to support and defend the...

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