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Sex Work vs. Sexual Exploitation

What is Sex Work? Sex work and human trafficking cannot and should not be conflated. Sex work can involve sex and physical touching, webcam or phone sex, dancing, and many other consensual, sexual activities. The line between sex work and sexual exploitation is that line…


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In Light of Mother’s Day: Protecting Our Girls

The article below is a guest piece by Sonoma’s own Stephanie Hiller. It is intended for mothers who want to protect their daughters, but we think that all readers can gain some insight into sexual violence, human trafficking, and more. Read on: Moms have always…


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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month!

Human trafficking is a violent act against humanity. Traffickers and purchasers of those who are victimized lack a conscience, remorse, or respect for the women, men, children, and youth who are victimized by the atrocities that occur when one is trafficked.  Each day in our…


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Board of Supervisors Recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month

At the January 13 Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting, January 6 to February 12 was recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Sonoma County. The staff of Verity were there along with many other community agencies, including: Santa Rosa Police Department Sonoma County Commission…


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Buyer Beware

by Shared Hope International Who are they … the men who buy trafficked children? You might be surprised – the talented star athlete … the young man who packs your groceries … the father next door…. Whoever they are – wherever they live – you…


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2014 Human Trafficking Awareness Rally

Verity, along with the District Attorney’s Office, Crossing the Jordan, the Sonoma County Police Department, the Santa Rosa Police Department, the Petaluma Police Department, S.A.Y, Redwood Children’s Center, Homeland Security and the other partners of the Sonoma County Human Task Force joined together on January…


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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Human Trafficking Awareness Month Schedule of Events Proclamations/Gold Resolutions Board of Supervisors Gold Resolution Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 575 Administration Drive, Room 105A, Santa Rosa. City of Santa Rosa Proclamation Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4:00…


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Not Forgotten Ball


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