When Tobijah Burks hadn’t heard from his 16-year-old friend Desiree in a while, he reached out to her on Facebook in December 2016 to ask if anything was wrong. “Everything,” wrote Desiree Robinson in a chilling response. “I’m in a bad situation.” Robinson told Burks she was being “pimped” by a man who was holding her against her will. In a series of brief texts, she said she was being

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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced new grants Thursday that aim to help survivors of human trafficking eliminate tattoos or markings they received while being trafficked. The aid will take the form of $10,000 grants from the Ohio AG’s Crime Victim Services section, according to a news release from the AG’s Office. These grants will be made available to local nonprofits that deal with human trafficking. Funds for the grants

  TAT conducted 2 back to back in-depth law enforcement trainings for Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers at the end of February resulting in more elements of our Iowa MVE model being adopted in Oklahoma. We greatly appreciated the officers willingness to brave the icy elements to attend the trainings and learn more about human trafficking. To learn more about our in-depth law enforcement trainings: https://truckersagainsttrafficking.org/law-enforcement-training/?fbclid=IwAR3cC2keSIBvwwQYYD0IqX7AbgCKjxgT0VqD2E-cOgCYWldeSoP6P8_L0T8

Survivor thoughts from Amanda Reed!

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