Sex Trafficking: Myths vs. Facts

Sex Trafficking: Myths vs. Facts

When you hear the words “sex trafficking” what flashes through your mind? Do you see young children arriving in shipping containers? Do you see foreign women tied up with rope? Do you see Liam Neeson type figure coming to the rescue? The types of scenarios you likely...
Volunteers Helping End Sex Trafficking

Volunteers Helping End Sex Trafficking

In a world often overshadowed by the hustle and bustle of everyday life, there exist individuals whose selflessness and dedication shine brightly amidst the chaos. These individuals are none other than the Project 1591® volunteers. As we navigate through the...
Indicators of Human Trafficking

Indicators of Human Trafficking

Imagine this… you pull into the gas station closest to your house late one evening, you are thirsty, so you decide to run in quick to grab something to drink. When you enter there are six other people in the convenience store including the clerk, one of these...
5 Tips for a Safer Internet

5 Tips for a Safer Internet

The internet is the modern day Wild Wild West. It is constantly changing and progressing. New apps, programs and capabilities are developed daily, and we are learning at a slower pace how to protect ourselves in this rapidly evolving environment. At its core, the...
Give Hope

Give Hope

The lights are sparkling, the snow is falling, the hot cocoa is steaming, and the presents are wrapped. This is likely how you are enjoying your holiday season and the final few days of 2023. We know because we are doing it too. However, we also know there are...
Join Team 1591 to Stop Child Trafficking

Join Team 1591 to Stop Child Trafficking

Every day in America there are 150,000 new escort ads posted online, selling people for sex [1]. If each of these ads represented one person, they would fill 842 of Alaska Airlines largest Boeing 373 planes. This is 140 more planes than fly through LAX on an average...
Sex Trafficking in America by the Numbers

Sex Trafficking in America by the Numbers

If there is one thing, we know about sex trafficking in America it is that we have no idea the magnitude of the problem. While research on this crime has come a long way it is nearly impossible to fully understand the scope of this horrific abuse.  The numbers below...
Protecting Kids in Today’s World

Protecting Kids in Today’s World

There are so many aspects of raising kids that are terrifying. When they are born, we worry if they are sleeping or eating enough, we worry if we are reading to them enough or giving them enough “tummy time”. As they grow, we worry about their development...