Prevention By The Hard Truth: A Worthwhile Effort?

Written by Chelsea Moser, Second Life of Chattanooga Volunteer As we think through how we can not only confront, but also prevent trafficking in our communities, one thing most of us understand to be important is “awareness”. We brainstorm “awareness” projects, launch...

Swedish Prostitution Law – Buyer Beware

Written by Krista Ludwick, Second Life of Chattanooga Volunteer Sexual exploitation of others for money is, at a base level, about supply and demand. If there were no demand, then trafficking would not be so lucrative and rampant. In 1999, Sweden took a radical...

Preventing An Unrecognized Crime

Written by Chelsea Moser, Volunteer, Second Life of Chattanooga In 2011, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a study that was meant to quantify the existence of human trafficking in Tennessee.  The study reported at least 100 cases in Hamilton County. ...

Which side are you on?

Written by Patricia Martin, Second Life of Chattanooga I had the great privilege of spending two days with Theresa Flores, Abolitionist, as she spoke in Chattanooga last week in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. It was truly a privilege. Theresa is a...