Trafficking Fighters: The United Methodist Church

Written by Kayla Ewert, Second Life of Chattanooga Intern Earlier this year, I did some research on ways that different groups in the United States and around the world targeted trafficking. One of those groups was the United Methodist Church and specifically, the...

Rescue and Restore

By Kayla Ewert, Second Life intern The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services initiated the Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking campaign in reaction to the passage of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA). Part of the focus of the...

Recovering Hope

Written by Krista Ludwick, Second Life of Chattanooga Volunteer It only took a few short hours of volunteering with Second Life for me to realize that walking with trafficking survivors back into the world is complicated. Easing someone who has suffered immensely back...

Mobile Technology and Trafficking

Technology is one of the defining aspects of the 21st century. Mobile phones, in particular, are a hot item—each smart phone becoming practically obsolete in a matter of months, if not days. For most of us, we see this technology as simplifying our lives and helping...