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Want to Fight Human Trafficking? Volunteer.

“It’s just people – ordinary people like you and me – showing up and getting involved in the fight against a terrible problem that, in one way or another, impacts the communities where we live and, more importantly, is a blight on the lives of literally millions of people who are being exploited by traffickers.” Read this article and let …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security- Out Of the Shadows PSA

We MUST open our eyes to human trafficking here in the United States. It’s a reality and pretending that it doesn’t exists won’t make it disappear. Victims of this horrific industry need our help. Watch this PSA by the Department of Homeland Security and let us know what you think. #humantrafficking #awareness #bluecampaign https://Users/veronica/Desktop/localDev/justaskprevention.org.dhs.gov/video/out-shadows-psa

DHS Blue Campaign

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, the Blue Campaign strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice. Awareness and Education Through the Blue Campaign, …

How Sex Traffickers Communicate in the Digital Age

Please read this article and watch this video to learn how 17-year-old twin brothers used social media to lure their victims into the ugly world of trafficking. A 22-year-old intern assisted Chicago law enforcement in decoding the language of the underground world of cyber prostitution. This is invaluable information that will help us recognize sex trafficking and educate our children. …

Glossary of Sex Trafficking Hashtag Terms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Chicago Police Department has compiled a Glossary of Sex Trafficking Hashtag Terms! Knowledge is power so we MUST learn this language to prevent all of our children from being sex trafficking victims!  We’d love to hear your thoughts. To view the glossary, click the link below. https://media.nbcchicago.com/documents/Thompson+Glossary+of+Hashtag+Terms.pdf    

Ways To Keep Your Child Safe

Just Ask Prevention Project readers submitted/recommended the following article that provides advice on preventing child abduction, online safety and tips for children staying at home alone.  The article contains some very valuable information so please take a look:  https://Users/veronica/Desktop/localDev/justaskprevention.org.livewatch.com/preventing-child-abduction-with-home-security      

United Nations Human Rights Day

Today, December 10th,  is United Nations Human Rights Day. This year’s theme is Human Rights 365– meaning EVERY day is a day when human rights should be respected. Human Trafficking is a violation of human rights that each one of us should strive eradicate. Let’s be aware and report suspicious activity to our National Human Trafficking Resource Center. You can …