Works to raise awareness about sex trafficking in the United States.
Provides intervention services to women in industries where sex trafficking occurs.
Provides restorative services, including housing, to individuals who have been victims of sexual exploitation.
Provides training and support to churches, community groups, and businesses that want to end sex trafficking.
Facts about trafficking
16,000-25,000 individuals are currently being sex-trafficked in the Chicagoland area.
12 to 14 years old is the average age a girls enters the sex trade in the United States.
62% of those being trafficked are/were under the age of 18 when they became a victim of their trafficker.
7 years is the average life expectancy once in individual enters the sex industry, with homicide and AIDS being the top killers.
It drives the sex industry as a gateway to the commercial sex industry which fuels sex trafficking.
Revenue from pornography exceeds revenue from: all the U.S. sport franchises together, all the major tech companies combined (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo!, Apple, and Netflix) and the combined revenue of ABC, CBS, and NBC.
Sex trafficking is a $32 BILLION industry
Is the worlds 2nd largest criminal enterprise behind only the drug trade.