America’s Children Need Safety & Action
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America’s Children Need Safety & Action

Child exploitation’s connections to our most significant social issues are shocking. As a result, the root cause are found in decades of ignored child exploitation. It’s mind-blowing! Victimized Children Need Safety. One of the most significant mission fields in crisis is in our backyards. If in doubt, look no further than your community. Wherever you find substance…

Foster Care is a Tool, Not a Solution.
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Foster Care is a Tool, Not a Solution.

Federal reports confirm that the epidemic of child exploitation in the United States is now too big for government models to solve. Programs like foster care are in constant crisis to meet the demand, yet they only provide protective care to 3% of the 8 million reported victims. As reports have continued to climb by…

What is Child Sex Trafficking?
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What is Child Sex Trafficking?

Child sex trafficking is human trafficking of a child for sexual exploitation. Trafficking can look many different ways. The common misconception is that trafficking is the shackling and caging of older teen girls and women forced through slavery. Slavery can be a form of trafficking; historically, it was the primary way it occurred. However, it…

What is Physical Child Abuse?
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What is Physical Child Abuse?

Experts have now expanded the physical child abuse definition. They now define it as a non-accidental injury resulting from hitting, whipping, beating, biting, kicking, or anything that harms a child’s body. Normal Warning Signs Specific Warning Signs The Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse The age at which the abuse occurs influences how the injuries affect…

Economical Impact of Child Exploitation
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Economical Impact of Child Exploitation

The familial cycles of child exploitation and its economical impact are undeniable. We must look at the scope of the child exploitation statistics and the human and social impacts to fully understand the long-term implications. When we ignore our most vulnerable children, we enable the reactive destruction of our communities. ​ $210,012 per Victim The…

ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences Study
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ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) is a nationally recognizing study on the long-term impacts of childhood trauma. The study found that the percentage of our American population impacted by childhood trauma is:– 67%  minimal impact – 12.6% severe impact The study found found that those with severe impact have significant increased adults’ risk for substance…