How-To: Support Orgs that Fight Human Trafficking
Very few resources exist to support victims of sex-trafficking in Arkansas. Here are two local organizations that are doing great work — and how you can join the fight.
PATH provides a variety of victim services for survivors of sex-trafficking, sexual exploitation and prostitution. Their Day Treatment Center is the only one in the state for victims of sexual assault. Learn more about PATH’s mission from our sister publication, Soirée, here. If you’d like to get involved, visit their site or check out these two upcoming opportunities:
PATH is growing, and you can help! They are planning two garage sales for this spring and summer to support upcoming expansion plans for their Day Center. You can help by donating space for the sales, items or both. Learn more here.
Take a Class
If you are interested in learning more about human trafficking, don’t miss their next Victim Services Training on February 13 in Conway. Learn more here.
Human Trafficking Treatment Center at The Centers for Youth and Families
The Centers for Youth and Families is a national resource center for victims of human trafficking serving central and southeast Arkansas. The Human Trafficking Treatment Center has qualified teams of mental health professionals, most of whom are trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to help traumatized children, adolescents, young adults and families find hope. You can donate to The Centers here or make plans to attend this upcoming event:
Yoga with Wendy Cook Benefiting The Centers Human Trafficking Program
Enjoy a relaxing morning for a good cause. Wendy Cook of Big Rock Yoga will lead a level 1 yoga flow for all abilities. You can sign up for just the session or upgrade your package with a Human Trafficking Awareness t-shirt and Bella Vita Bracelet, designed with input from human trafficking survivors.
When: Jan. 30 | 9-10:30 a.m. Where: Virtual event via Zoom, get tickets here Cost: $20-$60