Launch of Just Ask Champion Program

Download complete Press Release: Launch-of-Just-Ask-Champion-Program McLean, Virginia (July 29, 2019) – The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation will launch a new community partnership initiative known as the Just Ask Champion program on July 30, 2019. “We developed our monthly donor campaign called Just Ask Champion as a way for people to be able to engage in a more meaningful and consistent way …

World Day against Trafficking in Persons – July 30

Download our latest press release: World-Day-Against-Trafficking-in-Persons Mclean, Virginia (July 25, 2019) – The United Nations designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of the devastating issue and to promote the protection of people’s basic human rights. Trafficking is modern-day slavery, and this heinous crime is growing not only globally, but right here in Virginia …

Hotels are Taking Action Against Human Trafficking

by Elizabeth Lee, Volunteer Coordinator For many of us, summer is all about traveling.  Rest, relaxation, new adventures are all just a few of the things we enjoy when we journey beyond our own four walls.  If we’re not day-tripping, we must find accommodations. We all have the opportunity to be vigilant and watch for human trafficking situations when we …

OpEd – Human Trafficking Supply and Demand

just ask logo

Mclean, Virginia (July 11, 2019) – The recent news about Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s is alarming to many. It wasn’t for us. That’s the bad news. The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation, a global leader in combating human trafficking, is all too familiar with cases like Epstein’s. The …

Warrenton Rotary Club Donates to Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation

just ask logo

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?

just ask logo

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

just ask logo

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 …