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A Visit to Sawyer County

A few weeks ago, we traveled outside of the 920 to Sawyer County in the western part of the state. We had worked with a young woman from this area before, so we were eager to help spread knowledge about trafficking. Professionals in that area realized they needed education and training about human trafficking to better assist their community in fighting this problem. Dawn, our aftercare director, and one of our law enforcement partners presented for three different groups: a group of medical professionals and social service providers, members of the community, and members of law enforcement. In all, we trained about 100 members of that community. That may not seem to be many, but when you look at the...

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Gifts That Give Back Guide

Check out our feature in Accessories Magazine's Gifts That Give Back Guide! We love being a part of social enterprise efforts that connect fashion and compassion. Every product sold goes directly to a specific impact within one of our projects. Whether it's providing educational trainings for first responders, sponsoring a girl to attend The Heart Tour, or providing emergency aftercare resources for victims, 100% of the proceeds from every sale go to the impact your product is connected to! That's how we #CarryTheCause.

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Stories of Hope: Helping Doctors Help Trafficking Victims

We recently did a presentation for doctors and physicians on sex trafficking. We talked about what it is, how to identify it, and what to do when they encounter a victim of trafficking - because they will encounter a victim. Our team member addressed some of the more telling signs, such as the tattoos that pimps use to brand their girls.  The entire room was attentive, but one physician in particular was especially dialed in.       After our team member finished her presentation, that physician walked up to talk with her. She thought maybe he had another question for her, but what he had to say shocked her. He said, “Wow, I can’t believe this! I just had a young...

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Awareness Initiatives

It takes motivated, informed people to make a profound change on human trafficking. That’s why we are dedicated to educating and empowering our communities in order to make a difference. We provide targeted trainings tailored to professionals like health care providers, social service providers, and public servants, teaching them what to look for and how to respond when they encounter a victim. All the while, we engage the community with awareness resources.

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