POLARIS (report): “Breaking Barriers: Improving Services for LGBTQ Human Trafficking Victims”

Polaris does great work preventing, identifying and supporting those who have experienced human trafficking: Youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ) may be disproportionately affected by human trafficking. They face higher rates of discrimination and homelessness, making them especially vulnerable to traffickers. When LGBTQ trafficking […]

China Darrington, a former drug addict, talks about her experience with addiction during a presentation Friday morning at Medina Hospital. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Heroin Program At Medina County Hospital February 14, 2014

Ex-addict relates road to recovery Filed on February 15, 2014 by Loren Genson 2 Comments Heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamine. Local officials say they’re seeing more and more people using these addictive and dangerous drugs. Counselors, court officers and health-care workers filled a conference room Friday morning at Medina Hospital […]

Human trafficking survivors speak to help save others

Renee Jones Empowerment Center and Notre Dame College hold annual symposium. WKYC Staff, WKYC6:21 p.m. EDT August 9, 2013 (Photo: WKYC) CLEVELAND — It’s a $32 billion a year industry. Yet many of us would like to think human trafficking doesn’t exist. But it does and it’s right here. The Renee Jones […]

China Krys Darrington advocates for the Renee Jones Empowerment Center against Sex Trafficking

2012 Notre Dame College hosts a sex trafficking conference where China Krys Darrington speaks

Human Trafficking Conference At Notre Dame College – August 15, 2012

Notre Dame College hosts Human Trafficking Symposium Michael Baldwin,  ::  2:56 PM, Aug 15, 2012  Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.  :: WEWS SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio – For the first time in the greater Cleveland area, the NEO […]