To create season 2 of All the Rage, we talked with or gathered data from a variety of people and organizations. Here’s a list of links to relevant resources related to human trafficking.
Ending The Game (ETG) is a groundbreaking survivor-written curriculum that helps sex trafficking victims reduce feelings of attachment to a trafficker and/or the trafficking lifestyle. Ending The Game (ETG) educates and empowers sex trafficking victims by providing a structure and framework to uncover harmful psychological coercion (a.k.a. “The Game”) that victims may have been subjected to during their trafficking experience. By offering a curriculum that reveals the sequence of commonly-used, yet seldom-explained, mind control techniques used by traffickers, we aim to empower participants to acquire skills to “End The Game.”
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In this episode, we talk with Rachel Thomas and Harold D’Souza who are both survivors of trafficking.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest Sheriff’s Office in the state of Wisconsin and was established in 1818. The Sheriff’s Office services 13 townships and 5 Villages in the County. The Sheriff’s Office employs approximately 160 sworn Deputies and approximately 160 non-sworn personnel. The Human Trafficking Task Force is made up of Investigators from the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, Green Bay Police Department, De Pere Police Department and Ashwaubenon Public Safety. We are assisted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Verité is a global, independent, non-profit organization that conducts research, advocacy, consulting, training’s, and assessments with a vision that people worldwide work under safe, fair, and legal conditions.
Since our inception in 1995, we have partnered with hundreds of multinational brands, suppliers, and international institutions in more than 70 countries across multiple sectors to improve working conditions and social performance within global supply chains. Through our independent regional offices and long-term network partners, we gather information globally about labor practices and make this analysis available to brands, suppliers, and investors, as well as governments, NGOs, and trade unions.
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Season 2 of All the Rage kicks off with an episode on the basics of human trafficking. What is it, how does it happen, who are the victims, and who benefits? Continue reading
Founded in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) was one of the first organizations in the United States to provide comprehensive social and legal services for survivors of human trafficking. Additionally, CAST opened the first shelter in the country exclusively dedicated to providing physically and psychologically safe housing for survivors. CAST serves male, female, and child victims of trafficking. CAST clients come from almost every region of the world including Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and the United States. To date, CAST has provided services to over 1,500 survivors and their family members, as well as thousands of hours of technical consultation to organizations working on this issue across the country and internationally. Systemic change is at the core of CAST’s mission. Taking a survivor-centered approach to ending modern slavery, CAST has a proven track record of working directly with survivors of human trafficking which builds an important bridge between practice and policy to inform effective policy initiatives. By developing broad-based partnerships, CAST effectively advocates for policies that work to end human trafficking and help survivors rebuild their lives.
Dr. Ryan Martin is the chair of the Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a nationally known anger researcher. His work focuses on healthy and unhealthy expressions of anger, including how we express anger online. He teaches courses on mental illness, emotion, and anger and violence. He also hosts the popular UW-Green Bay Psychology podcast, Psychology and Stuff.
Chuck Rybak is from Buffalo, New York, and is a professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He currently serves as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Beyond that, he keeps it real.
Kate works for UW-Green Bay’s Center for Teaching and Learning, and collaborates with instructors to thoughtfully integrate technology and tools that help students succeed.
Some of her interests include: open pedagogy, ePortfolios, digital and public humanities, podcasting, and cats.