By Jessica Martinez, CP Reporter, on December 12, 2013— “A North Carolina-based ministry is taking a stance against nationwide sex trafficking by directly engaging with the women and underage girls involved who pose as escorts in online ads that are found on classifieds websites, including craigslist.com. On Eagles Wings Ministries is behind the outreach program, … More NORTH CAROLINA: Ministry Saves Sex Trafficking Victims by Combing Through Craigslist Escort Ads
By Michaela L. Duckett on August 1, 2013— “Sex sells. In a culture where women like Kim Kardashian, Draya Michelle and Amber Rose have not only become famous, but have made millions off flaunting big butts and pretty smiles, it’s apparent that even the illusion of sex can be lucrative. It’s a trap that 15-year-old … More CHARLOTTE: After Career in Sex Trade, Baker Finds Purpose as Entrepreneur, Mentor
By Tom McGhee, for The Denver Post, on November 26, 2013— “When Jason and Michelle Korth found that there were too few beds in the country to provide shelter for teen girls rescued from prostitution, they started Restore Innocence. On Tuesday, the Colorado Springs non-profit, which now runs a safe house for young sex trafficking … More COLORADO: Non-Profit Honored for Aiding Sex Trafficking Victims
By Marty Minchin for South Charlotte News on October 22, 2013—“A newly renovated house tucked in a neighborhood outside Charlotte has begun welcoming teenagers who are escaping from sex trafficking. Through therapy and counseling, job training, home schooling and Christian ministry, On Eagles Wings Ministries aims to help the girls overcome their pasts and move … More CHARLOTTE: Home Now Takes In Trafficking Victims
By J. David McSwane on October 19, 2013— “In a nondescript home in a nearby neighborhood, Elizabeth Fisher explains that salvation is a plush pillow and new sheets, a flat-screen TV, antique furniture. And check out the glassware. “You can’t help but feel special every time you get a drink of water,” Fisher says, holding … More FLORIDA: “Selah Freedom” Safe House for Trafficking Victims Opens
The City of Seattle – Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to announce the following commercial sexual exploitation trainings available to City of Seattle employees and community members for October and November 2013. Additional information and registration are available on HSD’s web-page: http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/domesticviolence/prostitutedyouth. For more information, please contact Lauren Poole at email@example.com or 206-233-2774 … More SEATTLE: Commercial Sexual Exploitation Trainings Coming Up!
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Youth facilitated by Leslie Briner, MSW This workshop is designed for service providers, educators, and community members who work with youth or want to learn more about sexual exploitation and trafficking. Topics include: the social and cultural context of sexual exploitation, the subculture of prostitution, harm and impacts, … More Training About Youth Sex Trafficking for Service Providers