Warrenton Rotary Club Donates to Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation

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Mclean, Virginia (July 10, 2019) – The Rotary Club of Warrenton made a financial donation to the Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation to help fund ongoing efforts to prevent human trafficking in the local community. “Rotary International has six areas of focus, one of which is to save mothers and children,” said Tanya Wilcox, president, Rotary Club of Warrenton.  “Human trafficking puts many …

A Look inside the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – Part 3

by Steffanie Preston An Overview of the United States: Tier 1 Read Part 1 or Part 2 The U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases a report known as the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) annually. The purpose of this document is to address, educate, and potentially solve human trafficking issues.  Each year when the …

A Look inside the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – Part 2

by Steffanie Preston An Update on Trafficking on a Global Scale Read Part 1 or Part 3 The U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases a report known as the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) annually. The purpose of this document is to address, educate, and potentially solve human trafficking issues.  Each year when the …

A Look inside the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – Part 1

by Steffanie Preston Intro to the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Read Part 2 or Part 3  The U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases a report known as the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) annually. The purpose of this document is to address, educate, and potentially solve human trafficking issues.  Each year when the report is …

What is the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly?

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by Elizabeth Lee, Volunteer Coordinator The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) will hold its 28th Annual Session in Luxembourg on 4-8 July 2019.  OSCE’s mission is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue to advance its goals of comprehensive security.  In 1990, the Paris Summit created OSCE.  Recognized in the United Nations’s Charter, OSCE primarily focuses on …

Just Ask Executive Director to speak at the OSCE Annual Session in Luxembourg

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Bill Woolf, Executive Director, The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation, will speak at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session in Luxembourg on July 6. He will participate in a panel discussion entitled Prevention 101: Educating Schoolchildren on Trafficking Traps. Mr. Woolf will join Kenneth D. Morris, co-Founder, and President of the Frederick Douglass …

The National Human Trafficking Intelligence Center (NHTIC)

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by Natalie Porter The National Human Trafficking Intelligence Center (NHTIC) was established in March of 2019 to continue to educate communities about the prevalence of human trafficking. This newly established center, created by Just Ask’s Executive Director, Bill Woolf, is the latest example of our ability to facilitate a multi-layered systematic solution for collaborative efforts with our partners against the …

BWell Today For Tomorrow Joins Forces with the Just Ask Prevention Project

BWell Today For Tomorrow, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, pledged to join forces with the Just Ask Prevention Project to help safeguard communities through partnership. BWell Today also presented the Just Ask Prevention Project with a grant to further the reach and effectiveness of its programs. This grant will be used in the implementation of prevention programs in realizing the vision …

Legislative Strides in Texas

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by Rebecca Refoy-Sidibe  Legislative Strides in Texas On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed multiple bills into law that will put in place crucial protections for human trafficking and sexual assault survivors in Texas. We at Just Ask Prevention applaud the important steps that Texas is taking by working to center survivors and prosecute the crimes of …

A Look at Human Trafficking in US Courts

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by Sydney Schoenhals  On April 10, 2019, the Human Trafficking Institute published its second annual report on the status of human trafficking cases in US courts.  The 2018 Federal Human Trafficking Report is a tool the human trafficking community can use to see how the federal system is addressing this growing problem.  This report paints a picture of the slow, …