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California Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking and Stopping the Unthinkable

Nicole Melancon | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Nicole Melancon

An estimated 5.5 million children worldwide are victims of human trafficking -- an absolute disgrace. What is even harder to believe is that thousands of these children are within the United States and child trafficking occurs within every single state.

Kamala Harris Takes On Fastest Growing Criminal Enterprise

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 01.17.2013 | Los Angeles

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and other law enforcement officials vowed Friday to crack down on human trafficking -- both sex trafficking ...

Facebook Exec Bankrolls Huge Anti-Trafficking Initiative

| Ryan Gabrielson | Posted 07.07.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson Facebook’s former chief privacy officer is bankrolling an anti-human...

Conversation With Jaida Im of Freedom House

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.20.2012 | San Francisco
Nicki Richesin

Survivors of human trafficking are modern day slaves living without freedom. They are kept in bondage. Even when they are rescued from their perpetrators, they are not truly freed since they have nowhere to turn to for help.

Take a Stand Against Human Trafficking

Nicki Richesin | Posted 04.30.2012 | San Francisco
Nicki Richesin

I have always been proud to call progressive, liberal San Francisco my adopted home, until now. I was horrified to learn that San Francisco is one of the centers for international crime networks that smuggle and enslave women.