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The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking is a group of committed individuals that educates and engages
our community so that each person can play a role in ending human trafficking.

It will take a community effort to eliminate human trafficking- we invite you to join us. 

Volunteer. Use your unique skills and talents to raise awareness and further the fight against human trafficking. 

Speak Up. Use your voice to influence and strengthen legislation. 

Donate. Use your resources to help prevent future cases of human trafficking.  

Learn. Educate yourself and share your knowledge with others.

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                     AWARENESS IS KEY TO PREVENTION


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Prosecutor: Hundreds of local kids are sex trafficking victims
By MyNorthwest.com, Staff report
3/01/17 4:00 PM

A second man has been arrested in Seattle’s Jungle homeless encampment, aka the Triangle, for allegedly raping and sex trafficking two young girls.

The girls were 13 and 16 years old.

“There were two girls, at least, that we know of,” said Val Richey, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for King County. “One from New Jersey. One from Idaho, who ended up coming to Seattle, almost by accident, on a bus. They got off and stumbled into the encampment. That’s when it all began. [More]
 

Man charged for sex trafficking local teen in Oregon
By Raechel Dawson
2/06/17 2:17 PM

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Todd Beamer High School student with one count of transportation of a minor for criminal sexual activity.

Kamajah Jahrico Skannal, 20, is currently released on bail, but if convicted, he could face at least 10 years in prison.

Charging documents claim Skannal knowingly transported the victim on or around April 21, 2016, to Oregon through interstate commerce with the intent for the victim to engage in sexual activity, specifically using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct.

A grand jury charged him after he was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Oct. 25, 2016.

Skannal, who was 19 when he was arrested, is alleged to have transported a then-17-year-old girl, who is now 18, to Oregon to work in a Beaverton strip club, among other illegal activities. [More]
 

Backpage.com raided, CEO arrested for sex-trafficking
By DON THOMPSON and TERRY WALLACE
10/06/16 8:15 PM

DALLAS (AP) — State agents raided the Dallas headquarters of adult classified ad portal Backpage and arrested Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer on Thursday following allegations that adult and child sex-trafficking victims had been forced into prostitution through escort ads posted on the site.

Ferrer, 55, was arrested on a California warrant after arriving at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport on a flight from Amsterdam.

“Making money off the backs of innocent human beings by allowing them to be exploited for modern-day slavery is not acceptable in Texas,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said in a statement.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said that Ferrer was arrested on felony charges of pimping a minor, pimping, and conspiracy to commit pimping. He is being held in lieu of $500,000 bond and will face an extradition hearing before he can be returned to California.

“Raking in millions of dollars from the trafficking and exploitation of vulnerable victims is outrageous, despicable and illegal,” said Harris, a Democrat who is running for the U.S. Senate in next month’s election. [More]
 

 

 

March 28, 2017 - Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
"Community Update-Part One" Meet Mike Pellicciotti, State Representative & Renata Joseph, FWPS Liaison for Equity & Scholar Attendance
Federal Way, WA - EX3 Ron Sandwith Teen Center
April 10, 2017 - Monday
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Break The Chains 5K VOLUNTEER Meeting
Federal Way, WA - Courtyard by Marriott, Federal Way
April 25, 2017 - Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FWCAT-TEAM Meeting
Federal Way, WA - EX3 Ron Sandwith Teen Center
May 20, 2017 - Saturday
9:00 AM - 12.00 PM
Break the Chains 5th Annual 5K
Federal Way, WA - FW Farmers Market
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May 23, 2017 - Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
"Community Update-Part Two" Guest Speakers to be announced
Federal Way, WA - EX3 Ron Sandwith Teen Center

 


 

   
 


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