Modern Day Slavery, Sex Trafficking, is BIG Business.
It is the fastest growing business of organized crime. Today, it is more organized and more violent than ever.
Is a groundbreaking multi-sector partnership in the Pacific Northwest to end commercial sexual exploitation.
These five presenters are part of this multi-sector partnership to carry out a comprehensive strategy to reduce demand and facilitate exit from prostitution.
Addressing demand and providing survivor services is the only proven way to end commercial sexual exploitation. This new approach engages multiple sectors of society to reduce harm to exploited persons and hold exploiters accountable.
1: Organization for Prostitution Survivors
Peter Qualliotine, co-founder of Organization for Prostitution Survivors (OPS)
2: Prosecutor of Sex Traffickers & Buyers
Valiant Richey, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, King County, Seattle
3: Liaison to Seattle PD Narcotics, Vice & High Risk Victims
Heidi Sargent, Assistant City Attorney (Seattle), Liaison to Seattle Police Department Narcotics, Vice and High Risk Victims Units
4: “Seattle Against Slavery
Robert Beiser, Executive Director at “Seattle Against Slavery” (SAS)
5: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking
Mar Brettmann, PhD, Founder and Executive Director at “Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking”
The above 5 videos were from a conference sponsored by Skagit County Coalition Against Trafficking