He’d see it on the news. These teens who walked into the mall, smiling with spending money in their pockets, ready to hit the food court or the latest fashion shop or gaming store, being abducted and sold into sex traffickin
Linda hopes her partnership with Ascent 121 will spark others to be voices for those young victims.
“First and foremost just creating awareness that Ascent 121 is doing an amazing job, and i just want to help them and be part of helping children who are highly at-risk and traumatized.”
The Center, located in Evansville, is a safe haven for domestic and sexually abused victims spanning 11 counties in the region. Albion’s Community Engagement Director, Mallorie Cloum, tells us in 2016, the center served five individuals involved in trafficking. In 2017, the number was from 15 to 17, according to Cloum. So far in 2018, the number of victims who have come forward has climbed to 28
Eight people will no longer be able to sex traffic children or prostitute adults in Indianapolis. The United States Attorney for the southern district of Indiana announced their prison sentences today for two different cases.