Backpage Is Seized And Shut Down

On Friday, April 6, 2018, FBI Phoenix confirmed they raided the home of Michael Lacey co-founder of the website Backpage. The site was seized and shut down by the Department of Justice. The Senate recently passed FOSTA, a bill that enables prosecutors to go after sites such as Backpage. FOSTA...

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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...

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Elijah Rising Press Release

  PRESS RELEASE 5818 Southwest Freeway Houston, TX 77057 (832) 628-3439 admin@elijahrising.org Elijah Rising Announcement HOUSTON, TX, December 7, 2017—Elijah Rising announced today that their recent inaugural gala was a resounding success, raising over $260,000.00. As we mentioned to the attendees of our gala, we are embarking on an exciting and...

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Kendleton Farms: The Final Payment

Two years we purchased what is now known as Kendleton Farms. This 85 acre facility had 10 buildings, which all needed major renovations, and at the time it felt like an impossible dream to our small staff. We knew however, that if the property was brought back into repair, the possibilities for providing refuge...

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Our Official Response to EMSI

We welcome the increased political attention on sex trafficking and slavery that the Initiative reflects.  There has been a growing public awareness that forms of slavery exist even in America today, and the End Modern Slavery Initiative is evidence that government is willing to consider ways to end that injustice....

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