Survivors Are Advocating For Self Sustainability in Washington DC

On January 5, 2018 I was invited to Washington DC for the relaunching of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. This is a task force that was appointed by the Obama administration comprised of mostly survivors to advocate and set policies that will give survivors of sex and labor trafficking the freedoms and protections they rightly deserve. When I arrived at the Baker Institute-across from the White House, I entered a crowded room of government employees, advocates and survivors. I will admit I knew every survivor on the task force and they are fighting very hard to have their voices heard and to make a change on the national level. Before the re-appointments, the women on the panel were giving their final analysis on what still needs to be done not only on the national level but with NGOs and non profits....read more...

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