AWARE PRESENTATIONS ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND PORNOGRAPHY FOR STUDENTS

Delta; River’s Edge; a Juvenile Rehabilitation home in Yakima; Kamiakin High School; Tri-Tech Teen Parent Program; the Juvenile Justice Center; Horse Heaven Hills Middle School and Desert Hills Middle School…serving just over 1,000 youth with Deceptions and/or Illusions. In addition, presentations have been made to the following adult groups: Benton-Franklin Health Nurses; Regional School Nurses; […]

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KVEW NEWS – TRI-CITIES FIRST TO CREATE SEX TRAFFICKING PROTOCOL

By Katherine Hessel. Published Friday, April 18th, 2014 The Tri-Cities made history today by signing the first co-operative protocol to combat sex trafficking of minors in the state of Washington. This protocol was signed by all of the law enforcement agencies in the area, the county prosecutors, social services and advocacy groups. Richland Police Chief […]

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NARRATIVE: INHOSPITABLE TO TRAFFICKING PROJECT

The Inhospitable to Trafficking project aims to increase the number of lodging establishments that assist in prevention and reporting of sex trafficking. The project builds on existing resources to create recommendations, training, and tools that will be effective at the county level. The project was started in partnership with the Washington Lodging Association and the […]

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SUDS PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES SOAP AND POSTERS ON WATER FOLLIES WEEKEND

This year FREED ran the SUDS program in late July, distributing a record number of posters and bars of soap in the Tri-Cities area. SUDS stands for “Stopping Underage Domestic Sex trafficking.” FREED takes posters of missing girls, brochures with sex trafficking info and identifiers, and bars of soap with the National Trafficking Hotline to […]

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