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sex trafficking


Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

A Story About Love: Award-winning team to make film about sex trafficking in Oakland

By Tehea Robie and Lydia Tuan Four-time Academy Award winner Mark Berger and Emmy Award winning producer Layda Negrete have teamed up to create a film about sexually exploited youth in the Bay Area. Child Sex Trafficking: A Story About Love is youth advocate Sheri Shuster’s directorial debut. The creative team includes seasoned editor and USC film

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Join MISSSEY in the Movement Against Youth Sex Trafficking

The fastest-growing criminal industry in the world isn’t only cultivating in dark corners of the earth, it’s happening outside our convenience stores, at our bus stops, and down the street from the restaurants we frequent. Human trafficking,...

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Alameda County launches PR blitz against youth sex trafficking in Oakland

The public is being put on notice: When you see 12-year-olds, 13-year-olds or 17-year-olds sold for sex on the streets of Oakland, you are witnessing child abuse and rape, usually under slave conditions. And ignoring it is...