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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

October 1, 2021
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! This month, we want to celebrate just a few of the many Hispanic & Latinx colleagues and partners who are...

Children can still be charged with prostitution – even when they’re really victims of trafficking

September 22, 2021
30 states and DC have laws that minors cannot be arrested for solicitation or prostitution. But in other states, a child may arrested for...

Trauma Informed Marketing

September 10, 2021
by Marilyn Murray Language is about communicating – and many… Read more

How You See Yourself Matters

September 9, 2021
After we leave the center, the images and voices of the youth left inside remain with us. They are children struggling with the same...

What Are Signs of Human Trafficking for Children?

September 8, 2021
It’s important to know what a trafficking situation could look like - it takes a communal effort to end the exploitation of minors. Here...

This Labor Day, knowing your rights is still important.

September 6, 2021
Labor Day was created by the labor movement in the… Read more

Apple’s decision (and indecision) on child sexual abuse material – and the complexity of balancing privacy and protection.

September 3, 2021
Many people are responding to Apple's announcement - supporting or lauding it - without recognizing and speaking to the real complexities that Apple is...

Where Does Human Trafficking Occur? Child Trafficking Hotspots

August 27, 2021
Trafficking occurs wherever there are people. If you looked at a map of trafficking referrals, major highways, and human population density, you’d find they...

Women Show Up: What Women’s Equality Day Means at Love146

August 26, 2021
Today is Women’s Equality Day. At Love146, whether it’s donors, volunteers, staff — or victims of trafficking —  women and girls are disproportionately showing...

It’s been a hard week.

August 20, 2021
One of Love146’s core values is “Unfiltered Joy”, and it’s weeks like this that make me say “But how?” All of the news is...

In 2021, students are returning to uncertainty. And this is more true for trafficking survivors.

August 18, 2021
It’s August, summer vacations are ending, and many students are returning to uncertainty and challenges due to the pandemic. But on top of this,...

Why Pride Matters for Ending Child Trafficking

June 28, 2021
For the vast majority of LGBTQ+ youth, the systems setup to protect and build resilience – family, laws, religion, peers groups… — can be...

Introducing the 2021 Love in Action Award Winner: Laura Hagen

June 3, 2021
Watch Laura Hagen’s remarks: More about Why Laura Was Given… Read more

Words Matter: Why We No Longer Call Trafficking “Slavery” and Anti-Trafficking “Abolition”

March 30, 2021
At Love146, we have used the terms “slavery” and “abolition” and we have passed this problematic language on to our followers. As we strive...

How Child Trafficking is Related to Isolation

January 25, 2021
A young person without strong relationships will be easier for… Read more

How Child Trafficking is Related to Unemployment

January 19, 2021
Economic pressure caused by unemployment or underemployment in a family… Read more