Hope Rising
January 22, 2020

Ride for Hope April 4th & 5th 2020

SAVE THE DATE for this Family Style Western Weekend & Ride for Hope, benefitting the anti-human sex trafficking non-profit organization Hope Rising.  Date: April 4th-5th, 2020 Location: 7IL Ranch located in Washington, Texas Tickets on sale soon! Grab your boots, hitch the camper and make plans to...
Hope Rising
September 09, 2019

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Texas Recognizes September as Suicide Prevention MonthAUSTIN – Texas is working toward preventing suicide among young adults and veterans in the state, highlighting the resources available to people at risk of suicide and offering support for loved ones who can help. As September kicks off National Suicide...
Hope Rising
August 14, 2019

How Epstein Recruited Girls for Sex

Jennifer Araoz was approached (at the age of 14) by an (Epstein) female recruiter who would loiter outside her dance studio in New York City. The female recruiter pretended to take a genuine interest in Jennifer, asking where she lived and determining her connections. (Gauging her accessibility) After learning that...
Hope Rising
August 14, 2019

Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

How often are men sexually assaulted? While the numbers vary from study to study, most research suggests that 10 ‐ 20% of males will be sexually violated at some point in their lifetimes. That translates into tens of thousands of boys and men assaulted each year alongside hundreds of thousands of girls and women. If...
Hope Rising
August 12, 2019

How Epstein, Maxwell and other females recruited and groomed minors for sex trade.

A  2016 Deposition of Virginia Roberts Giuffre has now come to light, in the wake of the death of Jeffery Epstein.  Virginia Roberts Giuffre (now age 36) claimed in the deposition that she was forced to have sex and perform sexual acts for a long list of A-list male clients (Giuffre pictured above with Prince...
Hope Rising
August 07, 2019

Human Trafficking Lingo

Rebecca Bender © HUMAN TRAFFICKING LINGO Bottom, or Bottom B*tch: A person appointed by the pimp/trafficker to recruit potential victims, report violation of rules, and often to help punish. B*tch: A term used endearingly toward one another to refer to a “working girl.” Working: performing sexual...
July 24, 2019

A Parent's Guide to using Music Apps and Filters for Children

Spend any amount of time listening to mainstream music and you might be shocked at the direct references to sexual violence,  vulgarity, crudeness, and explicit language. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers need to be vigilant in protecting young ears from exposure.  Protect Young Minds...
Hope Rising
June 12, 2019

Sex Trafficking is Big Business in the United States

Original Content Written by Mike Tuttle March 21, 2012 Somewhere in a hotel ballroom, a small business seminar begins: Good evening, gentlemen. Thank you for coming today to hear about this extraordinary business opportunity that is exploding globally. We’re glad you made it here today to hear about this...
Hope Rising
June 12, 2019

America's Dirty Little Secret – Sex Trafficking is Big Business

Original Content by John Whitehead originally published on The Blaze  Eighteen-year-old Hannah Graham is not the first girl to vanish in America without a trace—my hometown of Charlottesville, Va., has had five women go missing over the span of five years—and it is doubtful she...
Hope Rising
June 12, 2019

Know the Signs of Sex Trafficking

Original Content Published By Focus on The Family  Part of the Sex Trafficking Series The Lure of Sex Trafficking: Stephanie’s Story The Facts: What is Sex Trafficking and How Widespread Is It? How to Identify the Victims and Perpetrators of Sex Trafficking Digging Deeper: The Seamless...