Bend FD Crews Get Human Trafficking Recognition Training

Bend FD Crews Get Human Trafficking Recognition Training

“The Bend Fire Department is grateful for the education provided by the Guardian Group. Firefighters are continually seeking knowledge and training to serve our community better. We look forward to partnering together in the future, as we all play a role in protecting...

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Cybersecurity-Stats and Tips from our Recent Event

"When combined with valuable information, good company (clients and friends that we enjoy and appreciate greatly!) and adding in the opportunity to support a fantastic non-profit, the Guardian Group, and you have the makings of an awesome gathering!" Read the full...

Guardian Group Awarded Non-Profit of the Year and People’s Choice

The Bend Chamber named Guardian Group as Non-Profit of the Year and also presented the group its People's Choice award at the annual SAGE Business Awards last week. Guardian Group is only the second organization to claim two awards in SAGE history. Its mission is to...

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KTVZ 2018 SAGE Business Award Winners Announced

“This perennial event continues to honor the commitment, innovation and vision it takes for the region’s most exceptional businesses, nonprofits and citizens to succeed, and celebrates their heartfelt dedication to creating a community that grows and thrives together.”

Guardian Group Partnering with Major California Hotel Association

Late April marked a new Guardian Group partnership that will contribute to major inroads in the fight against human trafficking. The California Hotel and Lodging Association cemented it’s relationship by providing the Guardian Seal® training to all 1800 member hotels.

Guardian Group Appoints Michael Young Board of Directors

“It is a great honor to serve on the board of Guardian Group in this capacity, because anyone who knows the team knows that they are a world class organization.” – Young

Bend Nonprofit Helps Hotels Combat Sex Trafficking

Guardian Group is a Bend-based organization that has been fighting sex trafficking online since 2010. Over the past eight years, the nonprofit has offered online sex-trafficking training for hotel workers in Central Oregon and across the country.

Clark County Article

Clark County law enforcement learn latest on human trafficking fight from Chief Operating Officer Jeff Tiegs

The Bend Bulletin News Article

Man charged with prostitution-related charges, mentions Guardian Group and Central Oregon CSEC Response Team.

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Private eyes look for runaways, sex-trade victims to rescue.

Bend Source Weekly Article

Central Oregon’s hidden child sex trafficking problem, featuring comments from Guardian Group CEO Jeff Keith.

MPI Article on CEO Jeff Keith

“The trip also inspired Jeff Keith to take action. In 2012, after finding out through his own research how common trafficking is in the U.S., he founded Bend, Ore-based Guardian Group, a nonprofit that fights sex trafficking.” 

Business Wire Article

SalesFish, Inc., announces a partnership with Guardian Group in an attempt to “bring the fight” to the human trafficking epidemic.

KTVZ Channel 21 News Article

Major grants target Central Oregon teen homeless and human trafficking.

KTVZ Channel 21 News Article

Deschutes County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Response Team and Guardian Group enable Bend Prostitution ‘sting,’ shines spotlight on sex trafficking.

Lise Kuecker Podcast

A deep dive into building a thriving…

KPTV Fox 12 Oregon News

Featuring the in-house tactical training led by members of the Guardian Group, featuring comments from Guardian Group CEO Jeff Keith.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association Webinar

Human Trafficking Recognition & Response.

Drew Mariani Show Radio Podcast

Guardian Group COO, Jeff Tiegs discusses the kidnapping and recovery of California resident Sherri Papini.

NBC Nightly News

Guardian Group COO discusses how training and recognition are key to fighting sex trafficking.

Mann Up Report

Scott Mann interviews Guardian Group, one of the most innovative and effective organizations taking a stand against human trafficking.