Human Trafficking

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Human Trafficking

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Human Trafficking

Before volunteering for Palate, I thought sex slavery only really happened in developing countries. But between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked in the United States each year. In 2014, the National Human Trafficking Resource Center’s hotline received reports of trafficking cases from every state within the US. And no doubt: there’s been even more cases that were not reported.

Introducing the Sunflower Safehouse for Trafficked Girls

Introducing the Sunflower Safehouse for Trafficked Girls

The Sunflower Safehouse will foster girls ages 4-11 who have been rescued out of the sex trade. This will be a place where they can get medical services, therapy, education, and lots of love. Love Missions’ goal is for the girls to be reunited with their family.

How to Spot Human Trafficking Victims

How to Spot Human Trafficking Victims

Sex trafficking is the fastest growing enterprise in the world. It’s estimated to make $99 billion a year. By educating Palate’s volunteers on how to identify victims, we can empower our team to raise awareness in the community and report possible victims while at the coffeeshop.