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Meet Taz, Spoken Word Poet Taking A Stand Against Sex Trafficking

Taz is a spoken word poet who found Elijah Rising by searching online. He uses his passion and creativity to bring awareness to the issue of trafficking through spoken word poetry. Watch Taz perform “Get In.” Taz, why are you so passionate about raising awareness about trafficking? I’m a former bodyguard, former correctional officer and...

Street Prostitution and What to Do About It: Myth vs. Reality

Written by: Bob Wicker, Elijah Rising Volunteer Intervention Leader The Myth I Believed Like most of us, I grew up as a media consumer. I “learned” from television, magazines, newspapers, the internet, social media, etc. Those sources formed my understanding of what street prostitution looked like. I thought that most women in street prostitution were...

Meet Ogden: Powerlifting to End Sex Trafficking

There are not many people who can deadlift 400kg—that’s roughly equivalent to almost 900 lbs! Meet Ogden Myklebust. Ogden is a husband, father, powerlifter, he works in the oil & gas industry, and he is fighting sex trafficking! Not only is Ogden using his influence to help men in the oil & gas industry recognize...