Read what happened when Tracey Kelly and her husband called in about suspected trafficking in Maryland yesterday. It doesn’t have the ending we all hope for, BUT, having spoken to many survivors, what Tracey did after the call, could be the beginning of this young lady getting out. Well done, driver, well done! “Well my husband and I just called about a young lady in Maryland,and we were informed that because

TAT does NOT run the national human trafficking resource center (1-888-3737-888). It is run by Polaris, but we work closely with them as partners. But I want to stress that WHEN you see human trafficking occurring that you call them….they want to hear from the person who is there witnessing the suspected trafficking. It is critical the hotline receive the call so they can send it to their law enforcement

Publishing a story is another awesome way a state trucking association can partner with TAT or really anyone within the trucking industry that has a publication that goes out to its member groups. This is an excellent way to raise awareness about human trafficking and how TAT works to combat it. A big thanks to the Indiana Motor Truck Association for this incredible story and for using their influence to


Jul 2014

TAT tat!

Whoa…think this is a first—a TAT tat! Pretty awesome! From driver Susan Bray, “I am your number one fan. I am the most dedicated to this even though I am not involved directly with running this site. Here is how I’ll prove it…. My new tattoo so even if I don’t have the opportunity to tell them (trafficking victims), they can see they can get help.”

“For girls who have experienced incest, sex abuse, or rape, the boundaries between love, sex, and pain become blurred. Secrets are normal, and shame is constant. The lessons learned during sexual abuse are valuable ones for recruitment into the commercial sex industry. As Andrea Dworkin once said, “Incest is boot camp for prostitution.” Numerous studies estimate that 70 to 90 percent of commercially exploited youth and adult women in the