2017 in Review: STOP-IT’s work to identify, prevent, and respond to human trafficking

Sunday, December 31, 2017

To A Happy Holidays And A Hopeful New Year! 2017 is a year most of us will never forget. As we near 2018, the STOP-IT team wishes you a happy holidays and…

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International Day of the Girl

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The day is meant…

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Language Matters

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

As a program, we say it time and again: language matters. The media plays a unique role in impacting public perception by shedding light on the issues that…

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Rape is Rape

Monday, September 14, 2015

On Saturday the Sun Times posted an editorial entitled “Rape Case Sends Mixed Messages on Prostitution.” As our team emailed and spoke regarding the article, I think there…

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Event: Celebrating Renewed Lives

Monday, August 25, 2014

We wanted to take a moment to announce an exciting event coming up.  On Friday, September 26 we are hosting a breakfast entitled Celebrating Renewed Lives.  We would…

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Not Just One Day

Thursday, February 27, 2014

When we hear about human trafficking sometimes we are so overwhelmed by all that has to happen for slavery to really be abolished. And we are then left…

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Branching to the Suburbs

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

When people acknowledge that human trafficking is taking place in the United States, they are often quick to assume that it only takes place in the  seedy underbelly…

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The Real Dark Side of Halloween

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tomorrow is Halloween.  Despite the dreary forecast for the day, children are getting excited for their adventures in trick-or-treating.  The neighborhood is decorated with carved pumpkins, creepy figures,…

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Lack of Activity

Monday, October 21, 2013

Perhaps some of you have noticed a lack of activity on this site, lack of updates, and blog posts, and new events.  Well, that is as a result…

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Operation Cross Country

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

I realize this news is a day late, but it’s important for us to acknowledge, nonetheless.  Over the weekend, law enforcement across the country participated in Operation Cross…

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