1. the youth: disadvantaged students of color, especially in sEattle public schools, who feel disconnected and lack power to make change, are those we aim to help, support, encourage, and empower. 2. the adults: those who organize and run programs for the youth. they act as support outside of school and family settings that work directly with the youth.
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The message shared with community members at a training event Thursday hosted by SOS, Inc. was straight and to the point: Boys are trafficked, too. The training was led by nationally-respected.
Alison Franklin said traffickers prey people who have been abused. As she got older she was kidnapped by gang members in Houston. "My real trafficker pretended to rescue me from them. What I didn’t know is they actually worked together to enslave American women and children in trafficking," Franklin said. Read More
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The Ontario government announced the launch of a new, province-wide program designed to help victims and their families with free legal support. students are at risk because they may have moved to the city and are isolated from friends and family. In 2015, local police reported 27 cases of human trafficking in the region, 26 of those sex trafficking.
Human traffickers use a variety of tactics to lure young people to unknowingly become their victims. For the next few days I’m going to share short videos about these tactics from Be the Jam, a new website for teens to teach them about the dangers and lures of human traffickers and to hopefully help them protect themselves and their friends from human trafficking.
Human trafficking is a crime against the person because of the violation of the victim’s rights of movement through coercion and because of their commercial exploitation. Human trafficking is the trade in people, especially women and children, and does not necessarily involve the movement of the person from one place to another. 
Measure supports new training for law enforcement to protect vulnerable populations. gov. jay inslee signed Senate Bill 5933 Friday, sponsored by Sen. Steve O’Ban. The new law establishes a statewide training program for those who work on the front line to combat human trafficking.
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will.