Obama signs anti-trafficking bill into law

It’s official. The Justice for Trafficking Victims Act is now a federal law. By signing the JVTA, President Obama gave law enforcement a new tool to catch and prosecute traffickers. The President’s signature ALSO provides survivors with the concrete support needed to reclaim their lives. Way to go, US Congress and President Obama! Read this article and let us know …

Congresswoman Comstock is committed to fighting human trafficking!

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is committed to fighting human trafficking! Take a minute to read through Congresswoman Comstock’s newsletter. Scroll down a bit, to read about her efforts in the battle against this horrific crime. https://iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/view_newsletter.aspx?id=100330&c=VA10BC

The A Spotlights JUST ASK VA!

The A Spotlights JUST ASK VA and EVERYONE is invited! For details, click on the following link: https://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=61463d210a485d0ee88385b18&id=f814d5d663

House sends human trafficking bill to Obama

Hooray! The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act must clear one more hoop before it becomes a federal law. We’re hoping President Obama signs the bill, soon. Trafficking victims can’t wait! https://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/242529-house-sends-human-trafficking-bill-to-obama

The Just Ask Prevention Project has been named as a finalist for a 2015 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award!

The Just Ask Prevention Project has been named as a finalist for a 2015 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award, in the Non Profit of the Year category! The awards honor extraordinary business leadership and above and beyond social responsibility. Finalists were chosen by an independent selection committee from a competitive field of applicants. Winners will be announced during the ceremony on …

Human Trafficking Panel Presentation: The Situation in Northern Virginia

Human Trafficking Panel Presentation: The Situation in Northern Virginia With special guest: United States Representative Barbara Comstock As U.S. Representative of Virginia’s 10th Congressional District, Barbara Comstock has made human trafficking and child sex trafficking a priority throughout her career in public service. She has sponsored or co-sponsored numerous bills aimed at addressing the large and growing problem of human …

Sex trafficking bill back on the table in Washington, D.C.

Upon its return to Washington, D.C. congress will revisit the stalled human trafficking bill. We’re hoping the issues are resolved soon. Trafficking victims deserve justice and support. Watch this short video and let us know what you think. ‪#‎endsextrafficking‬ ‪#‎justaskva‬ https://www.ksfy.com/home/headlines/Sex-trafficking-bill-back-on-the-table-in-Washington-DC-298965121.html

Task force assembled to combat sex trafficking in No. Va.

From George Mason University’s publication, Fourth Estate: “In January of 2014, the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force created a website to inform citizens of the Commonwealth about this problem. The “Just Ask” prevention project is a website that features information that defines human trafficking, who is most vulnerable, how to recognize signs of human trafficking and resources for victims.” …

Human Trafficking In The United States: The Cold and Very Hard Statistics

“Human trafficking is a $32 billion criminal enterprise, making it the second largest criminal industry in the world behind the drug trade. According to the Department of Justice, 83 percent of sex trafficking victims in the United States are American citizens.” (From Shared Hope International.) What do you think?