We had the honor of interviewing Rebecca Bender about misconceptions about trafficking, the complexities behind prostitution, and the Equality Model and why it matters.
Rebecca Bender is CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative and Founder of Elevate Academy @thisiselevateacademy. Rebecca is a thought leader, advocate, and consultant who equips individuals and organizations to identify and fight human trafficking in their own back yards. She was appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, regularly testifies as an expert witness in court, and has trained over 100,000 professionals, including FBI, Homeland Security, regional law enforcement and medical personnel. She works closely with the Oregon Department of Justice and is a leading voice in the fight against trafficking nationally.
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