“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...read more
We had the privilege of getting to spend time out at Trenton Forging recently. Read more about our visit and how you as a corporation can join the fight!...
"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...
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...
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.