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Putting an end to human trafficking

According to the United Nations about 50,000 people are trafficked in the U.S. each year. To help combat this growing issue the organization Jubilee Havens...
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Dark Truth of Human Trafficking: Part 1 of Special Report by Gabby Easterwood

There are 32 million victims of human trafficking world-wide, and if you think it's not a problem in South Mississippi, that's just not the...
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$100M to combat human trafficking awarded by Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week it’s awarded more than $100 million in funding to combat human trafficking. These funds will go toward...
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Dress Up and Help Fight Against Human Trafficking at Ocean Springs Gala

Advocates for Freedom, a group to help stop human trafficking and those who survive it, are holding a fundraising gala tonight in Ocean Springs....
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Scarlet Pearl to help victims of human trafficking

According to the Mississippi Department of Health, human trafficking affects 12 to 27 million men, women, and children worldwide. The Scarlet Pearl Casino and Resort...
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Mississippi House passes human trafficking bill

In a bipartisan move, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed House Bill 571 which strengthens the state’s human trafficking laws. The bill passed by...
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‘Better Together 2019’ Crime Symposium

The Advocates for Freedom organization hosted the ‘Better Together 2019’ Crime Symposium in Gulfport to raise awareness on issues like gang violence and sex...
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The National Human Trafficking Hotline Award

This morning, officials from Mississippi’s Center for Violence Prevention stopped by Gulfport City Hall to award the Mississippi Federation of Republican Women for their...
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Man arrested for human trafficking

A Gulfport man has been arrested for human trafficking. According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, 30-year-old Maxwell Phillips is being held on a felony charge of...
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The fight against human trafficking

Modern day slavery. It’s hard to believe it exists, but it does. Sex trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world and it...