The Diary of Jasmine Grace         By Jasmine Grace Marino   Rarely, if ever, do we get to hear from a victim of sex trafficking during their exploitation. We hear from survivors who bravely share their harrowing stories, their reflections and insights on their time in the life. It is incredibly valuable, and the training they give us is substantial, enabling us to do our jobs better


Apr 2018

Book Review!

  It’s time for our quarterly book review. This quarter, our deputy director, Kylla Lanier read, “The White Umbrella: Wal with Survivors of Sex Trafficking” by Mary Frances Bowley.   In the US, there is a shortage of homes for victims of sex trafficking where they can heal, learn skills, recover from substance abuse, continue their education and launch into a new life away from abuse and exploitation. It is

TAT’s Deputy Director, Kylla Lanier, had the pleasure of reading and reviewing The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth By Julie Bindel this quarter. We hope you will read the review and purchase the book to learn more! Every couple of weeks, we hear from someone through our TAT social media platforms who wonders if legalizing prostitution and regulating it would end sex trafficking, if supporting full decriminalization

Sex Trafficking Prevention: A Trauma Informed Approach for Parents and Professionals By: Savannah J. Sanders “We live in a world where an abuser can spot a vulnerable child from a mile away—or more likely from across the room—but every other adult in their life, misses it.” Savannah shared that with me when I asked her for a quote to turn into a graphic for TAT’s social media. It resonated with

Nobody’s Girl: A Memoir of Lost Innocence, Modern-Day Slavery and Transformation by:Barbara Amaya Review by TAT deputy director Kylla Lanier I read this book on a 2-hour flight to Denver, and I was mesmerized. I couldn’t put it down. I was transported into the world that Barbara Amaya lived in from childhood through adulthood. Her vivid account of being sexually abused as a young girl, running away repeatedly as a