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April 25th, 2018

Why O.U.R. is in favor of shutting down Backpage

The question plasters the internet: “Will the shutdown of Backpage hurt sex workers that use it for business?” News headlines…

April 23rd, 2018

Survivors Serve their Community with a Cook-Off

One of the aftercare homes that we work with recently asked if we could try something new. Instead of coming…

April 21st, 2018

Digital Training to Fight Trafficking in Thailand

O.U.R. provided two weeks of simultaneous training at the Royal Police Cadet Academy and Department of Special Investigations (D.S.I.) in…

April 20th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Client

Samantha was kidnapped from her home in South America when she was around three years old. She was trafficked into…

April 18th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Survivor

  “You cannot put a price tag on my body.” This is what Lily*, a survivor of trafficking, said when…

April 16th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Community Member

Children are often trafficked because of their vulnerable situations. However, we believe that there is hope for every child. That…

April 13th, 2018

Marshall University Digital Forensics Trains Law Enforcement and Students

by Michaela Crittenden | marshallparthenon.com | March 29, 2018 Marshall University’s Digital Forensics department partnered with Operation Underground Railroad to train law enforcement…

April 11th, 2018

1200 Shoes Provided to Kids at Risk for Human Trafficking in Virginia

Hundreds of young lives in Southwest Virginia were significantly graced this past season when “community angels” provided Appalachian area children…

April 10th, 2018

“I Think My Sister Was Trafficked”

People often wonder how they can help prevent trafficking in their families and in their communities. Learning to recognize the…

April 6th, 2018

O.U.R. Reaches out to Homeless on Easter Sunday

*photo from universe.byu.edu The outreach on Sunday was a true testament of love and collaboration. O.U.R. was invited by Care Cuts and…