News

News articles addressing issues of human trafficking:

See Point Loma Nazarene University in the news related to the release of groundbreaking research on the connection between gangs and sex trafficking in San Diego.

ABC10: Group rallies for crackdown on human trafficking

International Business Times: San Diego Sex Trafficking: 22 Gang Members Indicted for Forcing Underage Girls into Prostitution

NBC San Diego: Cross-Country Prostitution Ring Recruited Girls from East County Schools: U.S. Attorney

UT San Diego: Feds: Gang lured schoolgirls to sex trade

LA Times: 22 indicted on charges of sex-trafficking girls in San Diego County

Reuters: San Diego- area gang trafficked girls as young as twelve, officials say

KPBS: 22 Arrested in Sex-Trafficking Case Involving East County Girls

Fox 5 San Diego: 22 gang members charged with luring teens into sex trade

PLNU in the news: Fox News – Christian College to Offer Free Education to Victims of Sex Trafficking

San Diego County Board of Supervisors backs efforts of Human Trafficking Advisory Council

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries: Growth of the Human Trafficking Movement in the Nazarene Church: http://ncm.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Spring2014.pdf

Keloland.com: Faith-Based Community Addresses Human Trafficking

The Federal Bureau of Investigation: California Operators of MyRedbook.com Website Arrested for Facilitating Prostitution and Money Laundering

The San Diego City Beat: One Woman’s Struggle to Overcome a Life of Prostitution

The New York Times: Slavery and Shrimp on Your Plate (Thai Seafood Is Contaminated by Human Trafficking)

Pressenza International Press Agency: With Annual $36 Billion, Human Trafficking Ranks as World’s Third Most Profitable Crime 

Grunion Gazette: Officials Turn Tide in Long Beach, Work to Stop Human Sex Trafficking, Psychological Warfare Propels Human Sex Trafficking World, Officialdom, Volunteer Groups Mobilize to Stop Trade

Washington Post: There’s No Such Thing as a Child Prostitute

Engage Magazine: Nazarene Grassroots Momentum Building Around Abolition Movement

KPBS: ‘Casa Del Jardin’ Offers Girls A Life After Prostitution

KPBS: Sex Trafficking Overtakes Drugs As San Diego County Gang’s Top Cash Source

Fox 5 San Diego: 24 San Diego Gang Members Indicted For Sex Trafficking

County News Center (CNC): Rescued From A Pimp

NPR: Escaping Forced Prostitution and Leaving the Shame Behind

NBC San Diego: Mission Valley Travelodge Hotel Prostitution Crackdown

 Other Resources

Wesleyan Holiness Consortium Declaration for Freedom

Stop Trafficking: Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter
See current and back issues of the newsletter and resources from religious congregations and collaborating organizations.

Abolitionist Mamas: Community organizers who are refusing to do nothing and raising awareness and support for abolitionist groups.