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What Is An Emergency Assessment Center?

In this episode we interview Jeff Shaw, Executive Director of Frontline Response. Founded in 2003, Frontline Response began with a heart for the frontlines – always seeking to find a need and meet it. Since incorporating in 2010, Frontline Response has assisted nearly 1,500 victims out of sex trafficking and transitioned over 1,000 men, women,...

What Is A Drop-in Center?

Cara is Executive Director of The Landing, a Houston based nonprofit whose mission is to serve survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation with a trauma-informed approach, fueled by the love of Christ. In this podcast, Cara explains what a drop-in center is and how this approach is effective in serving individuals who are...

Coming To The Table | Intervention

About Intervention Elijah Rising trains and mobilizes volunteer teams to reach out to men and women who are trapped in commercial sexual exploitation. Teams focus on going to the streets where prostitution is common, illicit massage businesses, strip clubs, and hotels. We bring gifts and other physical needs, as well as minister to men and...

Intervention Challenges & Strategies

In this episode, we interviewed our very own Melody Jacobs to talk about the status of Elijah Rising interventions. Since COVID we had to limit the number of volunteers being utilized on outreach, but now we are beginning to open back up. While some interventions were paused, we were able to develop new volunteer training...

Challenges to Exiting the Life

What are the challenges an individual faces when leaving a trafficking situation? The truth is there are more factors than we can mention in this one episode, It’s complicated. That’s why we wanted to focus this episode on discussing some of the barriers one faces when exiting the sex industry. We invited Allison Madrigal of...

Bissonnet Street Intervention

It was the Friday before Christmas, the last Fourth Friday Intervention of the year. It was 6:00 pm as we were preparing to go out to the brothels, cantinas, and Bissonnet Street. Suddenly, the weather dropped to a freezing temperature in the 30’s. The women being prostituted on Bissonnet were completely caught off guard by...