“Children are being targeted and sold for sex in America every day.”—John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Children, young girls—some as young as 9 years old—are being bought and sold for sex in America. The average age for a young woman being sold for sex is now 13 years old. This is…Details
Many of the young victims of human trafficking arrive at their destinations by air from all around the world. Las Vegas welcomes around 3.5 million visitors every month, largely arriving and departing from McCarran International Airport. With that volume of people transiting it is amazing that the process functions relatively smoothly. Airline personnel governed by…Details
Heart of the Matter is a five-part documentary series that exposes the trafficking happening to migrants and refugees.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt office created screening tools to help law enforcement identify human trafficking survivors. Find out more: https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/nv-attorney-general-s-office-announces-new-screening-tools-for/article_10aade94-cd83-11e8-9d61-b78200f8139f.html
Lena Weathers, our founder, was interviewed. She discussed the human trafficking industry. Find out more here: https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/las-vegas-non-profit-partners-with-ccsd-to-raise-awareness/article_ffd9df10-cab8-11e8-bd70-f332c48d93b6.html
Desert Companion Magazine features Lena from AIP. Read the rest here.
July 28, 2015: Co-Founder & Secretary of AIP, Ken Walther presented to the Las Vegas Host Lions. Ken and AIP are the leaders in Clark County on education and prevention of Human Trafficking and Global Slavery. Mr.Walther explained to a full house on how everyone can help fight Human Trafficking
Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI) is an Abolitionist organization co-founded by direct descendants of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. FDFI combines lessons from the legacies of Douglass and Washington. Our mission: To Advance Freedom through Knowledge and Strategic Action. FDFI has been a leader in implementing human trafficking prevention education curricula in classrooms nationally since 2007.
Women’s Global Leadership Alliance (WGLA), the premier organization for women in leadership, announces today it chose Awareness Is Prevention (AIP) non-profit organization as its foundation of choice. WGLA will gift AIP a portion of its proceeds from its upcoming Excellence in Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, March 10-12, 2016.The Full Press Release
Published on Aug 5, 2016 According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 41 individuals have been arrested as part of a three-day sting which sought to crack down on human trafficking in Nashville. As part of “Operation Someone Like Me” undercover agents posted ads on Backpage.com – an internet classified site – to find individuals…Details