Let’s Catch Up to Georgia!

After fighting for four years to get this legislation to pass, Georgia’s tough anti-human trafficking law has been put into practice. The new law has tough penalties for violators including the following: -25-year minimum sentence for perpetrators caught using coercion trafficking a child under 18 years old.

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Powerful Letter from Sacramento Police Association

On Friday, 50-year-old Paul “Yoshi” Moore from Sacramento pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of 3 underage girls. According to US Attorney’s Office,  two other defendants – Kevin Hawkins and Timothy Lee – were involved in selling these young girls through the internet to pedophiles and other sex predators. Since this case was prosecuted at the […]

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Freedom is *not* free.

On this July 4th, there is much to celebrate about. In addition to freedom from tyranny, the facts that I as a woman, an immigrant, and a person of color can have a terrific education and career, can drive, own property, and move about freely are among other reasons to celebrate. The recent war and civil […]

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Giving New Meaning to “Pimp”

Over 100,000 American children are trafficked for sex or “pimped” each and every year. The average age of entry is 12 to 14 years old according to Shared Hope International’s report. These children are looking for a better life, a better home. Instead they are misled by pimps to sell their bodies and innocence to […]

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Going Undercover with the Oakland Police

Two weeks ago, I went on an undercover operation in Oakland. We were on International Blvd., where I drove by often when residing there. We even passed by my favorite taco truck. While I was aware that youths were being sold for sex on the streets, I didn’t imagine the magnitude. There were girls all […]

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