DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Friends New Life (https://www.newfriendsnewlife.org/), the Dallas-based organization that restores and empowers formerly trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children, announces it will host Sold: Conference on Human Trafficking and Exploitation as a virtual event November 9-10, 2020. The event will offer sessions relevant to professionals
Honolulu football coach Willie Talamoa bought his players cleats, drove them to practice and often stayed late to talk with those having trouble in school. For Talamoa, his actions weren’t just about football. They were about helping the young people in the hardscrabble neighborhood of Kalihi where he grew up
“His philosophy was, the more kids that are at practice with us, the less kids that are out on the streets of Kalihi,” said fellow coach Kinohi Aki, who grew up with Talamoa in Kalihi’s public housing developments. Now, the community is mourning Talamoa’s death from COVID-19, remembering the 36-year-old
TEXARKANA, Texas — A Texas appellate court affirmed Tuesday the life sentence of a woman sentenced to life for human trafficking earlier this year. Linda Michelle “Gucci” Dooley, 38, was found guilty in March of human trafficking involving the prostitution of a 16-year-old girl. Dooley turned down an offer from
By Charlotte Penketh-King and Jasmine Jenkins A young British woman has taken in a staggering 14 Tanzanian children she met while volunteering in an orphanage on her gap year. Letty McMaster, 26, was just 18 when what was supposed to be a month-long trip to Africa changed her life forever.
In August, the region’s leaders warned that “homelessness could return to the streets of Greater Manchester on a scale not seen since the 1930s”. A ‘perfect storm’ of factors is coming together as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, they said. The number of people claiming for unemployment in the region
By Samia Nakhoul, Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – One year after Lebanese erupted in rage against politicians they blamed for economic collapse, squares once packed with angry demonstrators are empty and camps set up to shelter the protesters lie deserted. Volunteers work together inside a room at Beit el Baraka,
Lifeline for sex trafficking victims The coronavirus pandemic is forcing more children to spend time on line and experts say that has led to more opportunities for child exploitation. SANFORD, Fla. – It was a chance meeting that one Central Florida business owner is calling a miracle. “I sensed something was