Understanding Human Trafficking – Resources

Follow-Up on Adult Education class about the Red Cord Community – January 10, 2016

At our January 10, 2016 Adult Education session at Hope Church, we heard from Lorilyn Wiering, Founder of the Red Cord Community. Red Cord Community (RCC) provides soul care for anti-human trafficking advocates. Through holistic nurture, RCC empowers advocates of the marginalized and traumatized to become and remain participants in transformative community.

If you would like to gain a greater understanding of what is going on in the world around us in terms of human trafficking, please consider viewing the resources below.

Sex Trafficking: How it Works
By: The Center for Investigative Reporting
Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova explores the dark underworld of sex trafficking in Eastern Europe in a 2009 multimedia series, a prelude to THE PRICE OF SEX documentary.

Teenage Prostitutes Working Indy Truck Stops
By: RTV6 The Indy Channel
Police have moved in to tackle a growing presence of teenage prostitutes at some truck stops on the south side of Indianapolis.

Shine a light in modern day slavery: Lisa Kristine
By: TEDxOrangeCoast

For The Record: Human Trafficking in the United States

Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking (2015)
Jada Pinkett uncovers the horrific realities of modern-era slavery in the U.S., where children are kidnapped and exploited by traffickers. CNN Special Report.

Hidden America: Chilling New Look at Sex Trafficking in the US
By: ABC News
ABC’s Diane Sawyer reports on the danger of vulnerable young women falling victim to prostitution rings.

Emma And Elena, Exposing The Sex Trade
Through a striking art installation, actress Emma Thompson chronicles a naive 18-year-old from a small Eastern Europe republic who was caught up in London’s sex trade.