(Felipe Cespedes/Pexels) By Gina Christian • Posted February 8, 2021 As the Catholic Church joins in prayer to end modern slavery, a Philadelphia-area ministry is rebuilding victims’ lives, one woman at a time. Since 2015, the Feb. 8 memorial of St. Josephine Bakhita has been designated by the Vatican as
CLEVELAND — As temperatures plummet, the number of people seeking shelter away from the cold rises. Those without permanent homes are especially vulnerable to the possibility of frostbite within minutes. “We want to remove any barrier for them to get here,” said Linda Uveges, of the City Mission in Cleveland.
An investigation by local, state and federal authorities led investigators to find a missing 15-year-old Nevada girl and her alleged trafficker. According to a statement from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, a team of investigators was answering online sex ads as part of Operation Reclaim and Rebuild, which
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -Human trafficking and domestic violence advocates are preparing for Super Bowl weekend by having additional resources on hand to help those that might find themselves in a dangerous situation. According to the U.S. State Department in 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services opened 1,024 investigations
BRYAN, TEXAS — Large crowds present a natural opportunity for trafficking to occur, but a local non-profit supporting human trafficking victims say there is no evidence to show the Super Bowl reveals a surge in trafficking cases. Just like the upcoming ‘big game’, any large celebratory events that draw in
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson has introduced the “Find Shelter” tool (hud.gov/findshelter), a new resource developed to help individuals and families in need to locate nearby resources. Specifically, users can search for facilities that provide shelter, clothing, health clinics, and food pantries to those