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Experience and Knowledge are Lacey’s Strong Points
February 27, 2020
"I have the legal knowledge and experience from within the DA's office to meet any challenge that comes my way, " said Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey who is up for reelection (date).   ... read more »
Supervisors Up Requirements for County Massage Parlors to Help Prevent Human Trafficking
February 7, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to increase regulations for massage establishments operating within LA County. The new requirements are the result of an ongoing effort by Supervisor Janice Hahn to help prevent human trafficking at massage establishments.  ... read more »
Curren Price’s Pioneer Woman of the Year: A Champion in the Fight Against Human Trafficking
March 12, 2019
Councilmember Curren Price and Honoree Tangelia Myles Tangelia Myles, a human trafficking survivor and advocate for victims, was the 2019 “Pioneer Woman of the Year” for District 9. ... read more »
Councilwoman Nury Martinez: Working Toward a More Viable, More Inclusive L.A. 
March 7, 2019
The Sentinel recently caught up with Martinez, to talk about these issues, giving residents some insight into how their council members are working for them. She and her colleagues, she said, are looking to move toward a more viable and cleaner Los Angeles, that includes every neighborhood, even those traditionally left behind.   ... read more »
Epidemic of Missing Black Girls Continues to Stump Authorities, Frustrate Parents
February 28, 2019
“One thing I think for sure about the missing teens is that human trafficking is a hotbed in my city [and around the country],” said Psychologist and Navy veteran Sheri Davis, who lives in Madison, Alabama. “I think it’s very easy for the courts and police to turn their heads the other way and not deal with the problem at hand.” ... read more »
WATCH: Congressmember Karen Bass Leads Passage of “Put Trafficking Victims First Act”
February 12, 2019
WASHINGTON – Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), lead the passage of the “Put Trafficking Victims First Act”, which ensures that survivors of human trafficking do not go unnoticed. ... read more »
Pimp Found Guilty of Human Trafficking of Minors
October 25, 2018
A jury today found a 43-year-old Los Angeles man guilty of trafficking girls as young as 13 for commercial sex, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
National Basketball Wives Association Joins the Fight Against Human Trafficking with CAST
October 5, 2017
The National Basketball Wives Association (NBWA) held their annual conference this weekend in Los Angeles with this year’s theme of “Building A Living Legacy.” ... read more »
Compton Mayor’s Statement on Los Angeles Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Operation
October 5, 2016
"The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Compton Station Human Trafficking Task Force rescued two minors during an operation conducted on Long Beach Boulevard" -Aja Brown ... read more »
Hundreds Arrested During Sex Trafficking Bust
February 5, 2016
Nearly 200 people were arrested during a recent countywide enforcement operation that focused on the rescue and recovery of children who were sexually exploited commercially, authorities said last week. ... read more »
American’s Blind Eye
January 14, 2016
America has become blind to the new modern day slavery that is called human trafficking. It is a heinous crime that involves humans being treated as possessions to be exploited for the profit and benefit of others. In 2008, estimates of 2.4 million people worldwide were victims of human trafficking and 1.2 million were minors. In addition 43% of victims were trafficked for sexual exploitation and 25% were trafficked for both sexual and forced labor. ... read more »
NNPA Foundation launches Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign, UNDress
January 14, 2016
UNDress will target those who buy and traffic in women and children by placing public service announcements in places where buyers typically ‘shop’ for sexual services. ... read more »
Man Charged With Human Trafficking of Girls as Young as 13
September 10, 2015
A Los Angeles man accused of human trafficking of teenage girls as young as 13 for commercial sex was charged last Thursday with 14 felony counts. ... read more »
Compton Man Arrested for Attempted Pimping
July 15, 2015
Cracking down on human trafficking and pimping in Compton. ... read more »
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