Project 1591® Case Study

Project 1591® Case Study

The story of how one volunteer from the other side of the world can make a difference in the life of a child sex trafficking victim in the United States.   DAY ONE A prospective volunteer signs up to help Guardian Group using Project 1591. They are prompted to...
Child Abuse + Sex Trafficking

Child Abuse + Sex Trafficking

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and you may be wondering why a counter sex trafficking organization takes the time to draw attention to child abuse. Previous abuse is one of the key factors that can make someone more vulnerable to being trafficked....
Sex Trafficking & The Super Bowl

Sex Trafficking & The Super Bowl

The 57th Super Bowl is just around the corner, and this means that a spotlight is about to be shown on the sex trafficking problem in Glendale, Arizona. This negative spotlight is the one downside of hosting the Super Bowl and often creates a misconception that sex...
Sex Trafficking In America The Statistics

Sex Trafficking In America The Statistics

Unlike other statistics you have come across in your life, the following stats have a pulse; they are America’s daughters, sisters, nieces and sometimes America’s sons as well. Sex trafficking is a complex crime that is under reported and under studied, however,...
The Season of Growth

The Season of Growth

Human trafficking – the buying and selling of people – is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world [1]. It is surpassing the drug and gun trade for three simple reasons: a reusable product, little risk of a lengthy jail sentence, and there is a lot of money...
Dating App Safety Tips

Dating App Safety Tips

Research shows that approximately half of the 18–29-year-olds in the United States are using dating apps to find love. This group of people is the equivalent of the entire population of Australia. While this method is successful for some to find their happily ever...
Back to School Safety Checklist for Parents

Back to School Safety Checklist for Parents

Bullying, school shootings, COVID-19 outbreaks and sex trafficking are all very real fears for the parents and caregivers of today’s youth. As school kicks off around the country here are 10 things you can do to protect your child from sex trafficking: Basics – Once...
Volunteering to Help Stop Sex Trafficking

Volunteering to Help Stop Sex Trafficking

Do you have experience doing research, due diligence or do you just have a knack for finding things on the internet? Project 1591® was created to harness the power of volunteers with these types of Open-Source intelligence (OSINT) skills, people just like you!...
Announcing Project 1591®

Announcing Project 1591®

Harnessing the power of many to find the vulnerable Inspired by the law (18 U.S. Code § 1591) that protects children from being sold for sex, Project 1591® is the first-ever 24/7 crowdsourcing solution to combating child sex trafficking. This process and platform...
Freedom from Sex Trafficking

Freedom from Sex Trafficking

It is that time of year where we fire up the grill, dress in our wildest combos of red, white, and blue, crack a cold drink and enjoy the fireworks shows all in celebration of freedom. For so many of us we will never know a life without this level of freedom. Yes, we...
Sex Trafficking Red Flags

Sex Trafficking Red Flags

Sex trafficking is one of the few crimes that interacts with society in such a manner that its victims can walk down the sidewalk next to everyone else and no one knows the horrors they are facing. They can walk into your place of business or sit next to you on public...