“Men who buy people for sex provide the revenue stream—and thus the economic motivation—for all prostitution and sex trafficking. Their choice to engage in sex buying is the root of sexual exploitation. Without consumer-level demand, there would be no need for pimps and traffickers. Supply (victims) and distribution (sex traffickers) are symptoms. Demand is the cause.” – National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) NCOSE announced recently that it will be

We’ve been making some exciting updates to the TAT Educational Portal! In an effort to ensure that our online trainings are accessible to as many people as possible, our educational portal now has Spanish translations and closed captions for the hearing impaired, for both the Truckers Against Trafficking and Busing on the Lookout courses! Our Educational Portal has certification programs for employees in both the trucking and bus industries which

TAT has been hard at work this summer, and we’re proud to share some new resources – Check out our three new toolkits for transportation professionals in the trucking, transit, and school bus industries! Each toolkit provides specific information and tools that will help industry stakeholders implement our training and strengthen anti-trafficking efforts. For trucking A Toolkit to Combat Human Trafficking for the Trucking Industry in the United States and

This week’s Monday Motivation quote comes from Helen Keller: “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” With that in mind, we are wishing you a week full of hope and confidence in pursuit of whatever you hope to achieve! Perhaps you will include joining (or, for so many of our readers, continuing in) the fight against human trafficking on your list

Here’s a round-up of news articles we’ve been reading this week about human trafficking: Father describes the pain after Mesa teen found dead along I-10, warns of human trafficking ARIZONA – On May 22, a body was found on the median along Interstate 10, identified as Anaiah Walker. According to her father, she was caught in the grip of human trafficking in 2018. She escaped and went into a group