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Copy of Letter I just Mailed Senator Nancy Collins in Mississippi

Dear Ms. Collins:
I just read http://djournal.com/view/full_story/20874748/article-Human-trafficking-a-growing-concern-among-lawmakers--enforcers?instance=home_news_right Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jody Williams. You can read about my work with trafficking victims in John Quinones book "Heroes Among Us" that you can google actually and read online. I also have decades of news clippings at
http://www.hightechmadam.blogspot.com/2010/08/news-clippingsbiography.html showing that I've not only been working in the field of helping sex trafficking victims for almost 40 years now - but I'm also a survivor myself. Unlike the "typical" (if there is such a thing) victim of trafficking - my case was a little different. The family of pimps who "turned me out" came not only from a literal family of pimps that had been doing this generation after generation (spoken about openly by Richard Pryor as this was his family), but they trained…

Prostitution Intervention

We continue to receive requests for information and assistance from both victims of sex trafficking as well as family members and/or significant others who want to know what they can do to help either get themselves or someone they care about out of sex work.  Because we keep getting asked repeatedly over the years from people all over the USA how to do an "intervention' on a loved one they believe has been "brainwashed" into sex work by a pimp and/or trafficker - we are organizing a workshop where we will go over what has been entailed in a successful intervention - especially in cases where drug addiction/abuse is not the issue at hand.