There is no single solution to demanding an end to the sexual exploitation of children, but we believe if we all contribute to the fight, we can eradicate this evil industry. We’ve designed the following initiatives to help mobilize communities and resources – financial, human and material – to help create a web of protection and advocacy.
Youth Education Initiative
This initiative stops the cycle of CSEC by arming youth with the knowledge needed to protect themselves and their peers from falling victim to the tactics used by those seeking to exploit them.
Through education and training we increase awareness of sexual exploitation within the faith community. In partnership with Street Grace, faith partners receive an increased volunteer network, safer communities, protected youth, and a sustainable organization.
Street Grace Training
This initiative trains cities, municipalities, government personnel, and business sectors to recognize and report suspected cases of sex trafficking. We also equip law enforcement officers with the knowledge needed to arrest and aggressively prosecute purchasers and traffickers.
Help stop the cycle of CSEC by directly reaching out to those living in motels or apartments in high-risk areas and known trafficking locations to show love, hope, and provide resources through local churches.
Law Enforcement Training
As first-responders it is imperative that our officers are trained to properly identify and treat potential victims of sexual exploitation. These trainings ensure that a victim-centered approach is used from the very start and that perpetrators are prosecuted properly.
Street Grace manages a hotline for at risk children (ages 0-18, in addition we continue to serve children in State custody until they are 21 or sign themselves out) in the States of Georgia and Tennessee. This hotline is operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline provides information to those who might be victims, assistance to law enforcement on the rescue of a victim, and referrals for victim assistance. Our hotline operators will assist the caller in coordinating emergency services at all hours of the day and night for youth who may be at risk.
If you or someone you know is at risk, please call us at 1-833-373-3223 (BE FREE).
Care Coordination Services
Street Grace Direct Services act as a statewide coordinating agency connecting services and treatment care for individuals. Through research informed practices and evidence-based assessments, the organization coordinates services to meet all needs and dimensions of a child’s wellbeing. Street Grace Team Members follow a child throughout their process of treatment and recovery to lead healthy, successful lives as productive members of society.
- Emergency response or normal referral
- Research & evidence-based assessments to confirm exploitation & gauge trauma
- Coordination & connection to needed services
- Appropriate placement coordination
- Ongoing support through treatment & recovery
TI measurably disrupts transactions before they occur through the use of an award-winning artificial intelligence chatbot. By posting decoy ads on websites where trafficking frequently takes place, the program disrupts tens of thousands of calls and texts.
Law Enforcement Collaborations
Allows data collected by artificial intelligence to aid in the arrest and prosecution of perpetrators by providing law enforcement with the platform needed to have a human in the loop, arrange meet ups, and gather demographics creating a seamless and efficient process.
Demand Reduction Initiatives
Delivers resources directly to potential buyers and those suffering from related trauma and / or addictions in order to provide a first step in the healing process. Curbing the demand for the exploitation of children efficiently includes helping those that are currently contributing to it and bringing them in to the fight against CSEC.
Street Grace’s policy work provides state, local and national governmental leaders with the tools to pass legislation that will combat human trafficking. We assist in drafting legislation and provide training for officials and governmental employees.
Street Grace Justice Project
Spearheaded by former US Ambassador-at-Large for Trafficking in Persons Susan Coppedge and former Attorney General Sam Olens, the Street Grace Justice Project that trains and connects attorneys with survivors who need help vacating or restricting their records.
Anti-sex Trafficking Lobby Day
Lobby Day unites churches, businesses, community members and nonprofits all with the common goal of advocating for legislation that protects survivors of sex trafficking and targets the demand for the Underground Commercial Sex Economy (UCSE).
Illicit Massage Industry
Addresses systemic gaps and vulnerabilities in the law that allow this type of trafficking network. Legislative recommendations will be made by an advisory board comprised of representatives from key state and local government offices, survivors, law enforcement and nonprofits.
Allow attendees to turn advocacy into action as we engage in legislature to affect real change on a state and national level.
Suburban Horror Story
Our Suburban Horror Story project educates people on how to identify and help prevent sex trafficking. Through an immersive theatrical experience, visitors get a taste of what this illegal industry entails, and what victims endure.
The Candy Shop
The Candy Shop is an original film written and produced for Street Grace to expose the realities of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in a way that is both accessible and non-graphic.