God Is Moving

Working in aftercare is tough. I remember being a peer mentor for teens coming out of sex trafficking. The pain in their hearts and their search for love is heartbreaking. There were nights I would get home from my visitations and just lay on the floor of my dorm room and cry. It didn't make [...]

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New Schools, New Students, New Levels of Patience

We are mid-way through the semester and presentations, and are already wondering where the time went! At the end of September we got the awesome opportunity to serve Barry Goldwater High School through health class presentations. The teachers went all out by booking the lecture hall and herding in multiple classes each period. Brittany, Brandon, [...]

Program Highlight: Healthy Relationships

There is a common misconception that sex trafficking happens by a victim being kidnapped by a pimp. In reality, there is usually a previously established relationship between the victim and trafficker. This relationship can look many different ways. There are cases in which family members traffick the children. This can be for multiple reasons: financial [...]

What does it take to prevent abuse?

Last week Red Light Rebellion had the honor of conducting a presentation at Arizona's annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference. It is a two-day event that attracts nearly 700 people from child welfare agencies, service providers, law enforcement, parents, and concerned community members. National speakers are flown in to present the latest research and newest best [...]

Training Court Emloyees

Sex trafficking is different from many other crimes, partly because it encompasses a lot of other crimes. There are some pimps sitting in jail, or will go to jail, and never be sentenced with a sex trafficking charge. Charging people for sex trafficking is a new phenomenon, so there are many crimes with minimum sentencing [...]

Negotiation: it gets you what you really want

Red Light Rebellion works to prevent sex trafficking from happening to young people. We do this through many different avenues, one of which is spreading the word in classroom settings at Jr High and High Schools. Most schools are apprehensive when we approach them about coming on campus for presentations. Their concerns stem from sex [...]