Survivor thoughts from Tanya Street!

I used to be afraid of almost everything and everyone. After living in community for two years with the most courageous women I have ever met, the fear that used to take complete control of me has gotten smaller and smaller. I live bravely today and I do this by getting out of bed and showing up for my commitments. Living bravely means pushing through fear and having faith that

Warning: this story contains descriptions that are disturbing. Authorities in Mexico this weekend arrested two people they say were involved in a human trafficking operation. They rescued 24 young women who are from Colombia and Venezuela. This incident underscores how most of us understand human trafficking – as an international crime. But authorities in Texas are deepening their understanding of human trafficking as a local crime.Ask Toni McKinley about anything


Feb 2018

Trucker Tuesday!

Hundreds of illicit massage parlors in our area are involved in human trafficking, according to a new report.Polaris, a non-profit group based in Washington, DC that tracks modern day slavery, released a 100 page report on human trafficking in illicit massage businesses. The report states that more than 9,000 illicit massage parlors, which are actually fronts for human trafficking, are operating in the United States and creating a total revenue