Anti-trafficking FAIL

July 16, 2015
In an attempt to get the world to pay attention to the dark realities of human trafficking, we might actually be hurting the people...

Top Cities for Sex Trafficking in Rural America

July 9, 2015
Human trafficking in rural areas has it's own, unique characteristics. From our experience in the field and our direct work with survivors in these...

Taken 2: The highlight reel

July 7, 2015
In chasing after the highlight reel, we might zip right past moments of beauty and transformation.

Taken 1: We don’t want Liam Neeson

July 6, 2015
Whenever we talk to people about human trafficking, people often tell us: “Oh! Like in the movie Taken!” and frequently joke about how awesome...

From Cynicism to Joy

July 2, 2015
We're inundated with hateful social media posts and depressing news stories. It's not hard to become cynical. But how can we focus on joy...

Fireworks and a Father’s Protection

June 30, 2015
Our Faith Community Coordinator, shares about taking his son to see fireworks for the first time, and the honor of being a child's protector.

The Cost of Freedom

June 26, 2015
The Supreme Court decided this week to strike down a Los Angeles ordinance allowing police to inspect hotel guest records on demand and without...

UN “Peacekeepers”

June 19, 2015
Among the heartbreaking headlines this week was the news that UN peacekeepers barter goods that meet basic needs, including food and medicine, in exchange...

I just couldn’t stop

June 2, 2015
I first participated in Tread on Trafficking in 2012 when a friend of mine told me about the Love146 because he knew I was...

Three Things I’ve Learned About Foster Care

May 28, 2015
When it comes to trafficking of children within the U.S., children and youth in the foster care system are extremely vulnerable. As an anti-trafficking...

The Face of an Online Predator

May 20, 2015
When most of us hear the words “online child predator,” we picture a creepy older guy in dark basement. But there is no stereotype.

Who’s helping the galaxy more—Kirk or Spock?

May 18, 2015
Who makes sure that charity groups are playing by the rules that make up best practices? Well, that’s where the charity watchdog groups come...

Sometimes it just takes balls…

May 13, 2015
I walked into my office this morning and was made aware of an online fundraising effort by Patriot fans to raise money to help...

Tread on Trafficking: When Love Looks like Sweat

May 11, 2015
Air squats. Cartwheels. 146m runs. Here's how one Crossfit gym used their workout to tread on trafficking.

My call to holistic motherhood

May 10, 2015
Carolina Fuentes, Texas Prevention Coordinator, shares about taking on the role of a mother in the community through reminding vulnerable youth that they are...

Tread on Trafficking: Children are worth it

May 1, 2015
I was in high school when I first heard of modern day slavery... and I knew that I would spend my life fighting against...