Student Highlight: Emily, HS Senior

One of Brandon's many jobs has him doing front desk work at a music lessons school. If you have never worked with Brandon in a retail setting, you are missing out on a lot of shenanigans: pranks, banter that usually involves some goofy name calling, even old lady jokes. One of his co-workers who has [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Program Highlight: Discovering Our Stories

We all have stories, and each of our stories bring us to different places in life. During Red Light Rebellion classroom presentations, we spend a whole day helping students explore their individual stories. Through various activities they are able to identify the most significant events in life that have shaped who they are. This is [...]

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 [...]