Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report

The New Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report is out – one of the most comprehensive looks at human trafficking around the world. This report ranks nations on their work toward arresting traffickers and protecting victims. “This year’s report focuses on effective ways local communities can address human trafficking proactively and on how national governments can Read more about Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report[…]

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Quincie Hamby: Creative Genius and True Friend of STAC

by Rita Weinstein Quincie Hamby has a host of interests and passions, all connected to her love of travel. At the intersection of her interest in exotic cultures and people and her passion for art and design is the exquisite jewelry she creates. “I am always working on new lines that express my attachment with Read more about Quincie Hamby: Creative Genius and True Friend of STAC[…]

Webinar Series with FREE CLE! Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking

The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence is offering the following webinars on human trafficking and the justice system: Survivor Reentry Project Webinar Series Two: Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking The following FREE webinars will be offered in this series: GENERAL CLE WILL BE OFFERED FOR WEBINARS 1, 2, AND Read more about Webinar Series with FREE CLE! Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking[…]

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How to Talk to Kids About Human Trafficking

Learn the ten key messages that Unicef recommends parents and caregivers share with their kids: Educate yourself on the issue, and learn the signs of a trafficked victim. Don’t accept friend requests from people you don’t know on social media. Traffickers commonly use sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to lure their victims. Be aware Read more about How to Talk to Kids About Human Trafficking[…]

Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking Training for Healthcare Professionals

In an article entitled “Hidden in Plain Sight” on the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) site, Dr. Kimberly Chang, who has uncovered multiple cases of childhood sex trafficking in her Bay area health center practice stated, “They are invisible, hidden from us, but sometimes, in plain sight. They can be cooks in our restaurants, Read more about Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking Training for Healthcare Professionals[…]

ATTENTION Parents and Caregivers of Teens: Teens, Social Media, and Human Trafficking

Traffickers stalk and lure teen and tweens by using social media. They might pose as someone else or begin a relationship that later becomes dangerous and controlling. Are you aware of what apps your child is using? The infographics below by the Idaho Anti-trafficking Coalition are a great starting point in educating parents and caregivers, Read more about ATTENTION Parents and Caregivers of Teens: Teens, Social Media, and Human Trafficking[…]

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Freedom Outreach by Daniela Castro

Guest blog post by Daniela Castro about the Freedom Outreach: I have had the pleasure of working with the Survive and Thrive Advocacy Center’s Freedom Outreach since October of 2017. Christie Arnold, who founded the Outreach and continues to pour her heart and efforts into this, came to Florida State University’s International Justice Mission general Read more about Freedom Outreach by Daniela Castro[…]

Karina Perez, Your Turn

Tallahassee Democrat: Protect Florida’s children from modern day slavery

From the Tallahassee Democrat (opinion piece by Karina Perez): “Florida is a family-friendly state. When people think of Florida, their faces light up, picturing the stunning blue water, sandy beaches, and of course, the spectacular rides at our world-renowned attractions. In fact, Walt Disney World in Orlando is rated the No. 1 family vacation destination Read more about Tallahassee Democrat: Protect Florida’s children from modern day slavery[…]

YOUTH EXPERIENCES STUDY: Exploring the Sex Trafficking Experiences of Homeless Young Adults in Arizona

The Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research (STIR) at Arizona State University has published their 2017 Youth Experiences Survey report. This report is a summary of 187 surveys collected from Arizona’s homeless and runaway youth ages 18 to 25 collected by four partnering organizations (UMOM, Our Family Services, Native American Connections and OneNTen).  This study Read more about YOUTH EXPERIENCES STUDY: Exploring the Sex Trafficking Experiences of Homeless Young Adults in Arizona[…]

    
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