Demi Moore’s Mother and Familial Trafficking of Minors

When survivors come forward, it is difficult and sensitive, and the way media covers, and we talk about, Demi Moore’s experience is important.
It’s hard enough to identify and grapple with human trafficking as it is, but even moreso when a parent, who is responsible for helping shape a child’s worldview and norms, is their trafficker.

Tuscan Wine Tasting Dinner and anti-trafficking Fundraiser

Join us for an evening under Steiner Ranch Pavilion (Austin, TX) overlooking the 18th hole and the beautiful grounds. Meet anti-human trafficking crusaders fighting to stop human trafficking in Texas and beyond! And last but not least, enjoy an Italian wine dinner that will be one to remember!

Collective Liberty earns TOP FINALIST Status at MassChallenge

Collective Liberty earns Top Finalist status at Mass Challenge Texas. Of the 74 other businesses selected for the accelerator, we will join the final 14 (top 19% of the cohort that was narrowed down from over 700).

Our 3rd Law Enforcement Institute of 2019: Waco, TX!

To request a 1, 3, or 5-day training in your region, email info@collectiveliberty.org.

Aurora, CO bases massage parlor ordinance off of our team’s report

Our work and direct guidance through Collective Liberty this year has helped with the proposal of 7 different laws this year like this one in Aurora, CO.

DC and Brooklyn: Reject Fully Decriminalizing Sex Trade

A large part of our work with partners in Europe has been learning the ins and outs of the different partial decriminalization models that exist. Overwhelming our European partners agree […]

3 sex trafficking victims extracted from traffickers in separate cases in 24-hour period, 1 man arrested

In McLennan County, TX, population 250,000, their sheriff’s department is all hands on deck to end human trafficking. Over the weekend – their patrol guys detected 3 separate human trafficking situations that could easily have been overlooked or ignored – and when they notified their human trafficking department – the lead detective showed up for them and the victims.

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

The only difference between R. Kelly’s behavior and classic pimp controller trafficking into commercial sex is that R. Kelly kept the women and girls to himself – making this “personal sexual servitude”, and not “pimp-controlled sex trafficking”. Regardless of the type of trafficking, we need to be calling it what it is and holding perpetrators like R. Kelly accountable.

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Human Trafficking

Complex trauma and traumatic childhood experiences are vulnerabilities that traffickers deliberately prey upon when identifying and recruiting their victims. Epstein’s predatory behavior is just like every other trafficker – this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Sex Trafficking Survivors: Open Letter to Presidential Candidate

“We know that human trafficking and sexual exploitation are human rights issues, fueled by gender, racial, and income inequalities. If we truly want equality, we must work toward a world where no one is bought, sold or exploited.”