LAST hosts event, Vulnerability & Coercion: Human Trafficking in LA

On Thursday, October 28th, L.A. Stop the Traffik hosted an event at UCLA called Vulnerability & Coercion: Human Trafficking in LA. LAST invited panel speakers to discuss various issues regarding the industry of human trafficking. Thank you so much to our panel speakers: Emily Aptaker, Life Skills Facilitator for the Human Trafficking Program at the Dream […]

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LAST’s Spring 2018

During Spring of 2018, LAST had three main focuses: 1. spreading awareness of sex and labor trafficking through having members speak on a panel put on by UCLA’s Cultural Affairs Commission; 2. watching Cyntoia Brown’s documentary, learning about her moving story and current U.S. laws concerning human trafficking, and writing letters supporting Cyntoia and inquiring […]

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Artivism: Human Trafficking

Today we had our annual art night. This is in collaboration with “Guria’s Freedom Now” for their art exchange. Guria is an NGO in India that was started in 1993 by Ajeet Singh. This organization assists in legalities, aid, and rehabilitation for children and women who have been exploited. For more information, please visit their art […]

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LAST Joins Women’s March LA

Hello everybody! Welcome to 2017 and winter quarter. LA Stop the Traffik is an on-campus organization that addresses the topic of human trafficking. This is one of many problems that we as people need to work on and pay attention to. On January 21st, our members came together and joined fellow UCLA students at the Women’s March Los Angeles. Signs ready and energy […]

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“California’s Forgotten Children”

On Saturday January 14th, LA Stop the Traffik had the opportunity to volunteer for a screening of documentary, California’s Forgotten Children. The film is described as: “”California’s Forgotten Children” is a documentary about child sex trafficking and exploitation of children in California. The film focuses on true stories of youth who were sold on the streets […]

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