Human Trafficking Resources
The best way to help combat Human Trafficking is to learn more, raise awareness, and make an impact on demand. There are endless resources available; these are just a few of our favorites.
Disclaimer - as you learn more about this subject and its related activities and consequences, please keep in mind your own limits and as always, keep this type of material away from children.
Documentaries & Movies
Our Top Pick - a must watch for every adult! Look Again: Sex Trafficking in your Own Backyard-Elizabeth Melendez Fisher
The Girl Next Door by Andrea Pico (26 minutes) WATCH *How an American teen, Theresa Flores, survived sex trafficking *This Documentary is also 2 books: The Slave Across The Street AND the teen version, Slavery in the Land of the Free - A Student's Guide to Modern Day Slavery, both by Theresa Flores
In Plain Sight by Natalie Grant *Interviews of survivors, lawmakers, caregivers, and others leading the fight against Human Trafficking
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) *The critical role members of the trucking/travel plaza industry have in the fight against Human Trafficking
Nefarious: Merchant of Souls by Benjamin Nolot *Hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends in modern sex slavery
The Abolitionists fletchet Entertainment *A team from Operation Underground Railroad go undercover to liberate children
The Dark Side of Chocolate - WATCH NOW by Miki Mistrati & U. Roberto Romano *Child labor trafficking in the chocolate industry
In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do To stop It by Nita Belles
The White Umbrella: Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking by Mary Frances Bowley *This book will help you understand the need Sparrow Place hopes to help fill in York County!
Renting Lacy: A Story of America's Prostituted Children by Linda Smith with Cindy Coloma
Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman, M.D.
The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk *The effects of trauma and we highly recommend this one
Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution by Rachel Moran *A must if you want to understand why a prostituted person is a victim and not a criminal
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah *Understanding the creation, rescue, and rehabilitation of a survivor
Did you know? That favorite t-shirt you're wearing, that cup of coffee you're drinking, the computer you're using to browse this website...that 'stuff' could all come from materials that have a hand in slavery. If you want to know how much YOU personally contribute to the demand for labor trafficking, click here to find out - how many slaves work for you?
We encourage you to LIKE/FOLLOW...well, Sparrow Place of course! And any of the following websites.
sharedhope.org – prevent, restore, bring justice
millionkids.org – keeping kids safe from predators
d2l.org/education/stewards-of-children/ - adult training on how to prevent, recognize and react to child sexual abuse
fightthenewdrug.org – raising awareness on porn’s harmful effects through science, facts, and personal accounts
protectyoungminds.org – the threat of pornography (Great blogs & resources!)
protectyoungeyes.com – protecting kids from online danger (Great blogs & resources!)
enough.org – internet safety
familysafe.com – preserving family values in a media driven society
commonsensemedia.org - helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology
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