SAFE HOUSE PROJECT IN THE NEWS

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May 2021

RaeAnn Hancock of NTT DATA Services Joins Safe House Project Board of Directors

“Ms. Hancock is an awe-inspiring leader who has the drive, passion, and business acumen needed to truly effect change in the anti-trafficking movement. Her breadth of experience in corporate leadership combined with her unwavering commitment to serving survivors... Read more

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Press Release

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April 2021

Orville R. Beckford Ministries Podcast:

"GRACE WITHOUT BORDERS!"

Kristi Wells & Brittany Dunn speak with Orville Beckford about the systemic issue of trafficking in our communities, and how each of us has a responsibility to be OnWatch to spot, report, and prevent trafficking. But then, we also have an opportunity to serve survivors of trafficking... Listen Now

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Grace without Borders

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April 2021

Is The Church Okay With Sex Trafficking of Minors? -  Joseph Warren's Broken Catholic Podcast

In this episode of The Broken Catholic Show, Joseph Warren interviews Brittany Dunn & Kristi Wells to discuss why the Church is not strongly speaking against sex trafficking of minors, and more importantly the opportunity the church has to be part of a holistic response to child trafficking....Listen Now

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Broken Catholic Podcast

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March 2021

The World's Greatest Women Podcast with Annette Comer & CEO of Safe House Project

Tune In Daily To Hear The Untold Secrets of Success, Strength and Boldness of Today's Powerful Women with Annette Comer, but make sure to checkout Safe House Project's CEO, Kristi Wells, on episode #93.  Read More

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The World's Greatest Women

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March 2021

Muskingum County 'OnWatch' for human trafficking

"The more individuals that are knowledgeable of what to look for, the greater the chances are that somebody's going to spot something that will allow somebody an opportunity to escape from the human trafficking situation that they're caught up in," Welch said. 

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January 2021

Flaunt Your Fire: Using Your Voice Can Save Someone’s Life with Brittany Dunn, Safe House Project

Flaunt Your Fire brand values are front and center as India and Erica welcome Brittany Dunn, chief operating officer of Safe House Project. The organization’s mission to support survivors of human trafficking is especially meaningful to India. As a sexual assault survivor herself, she takes...Read More

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Flaunt Your Fire

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January 2021

National Human Trafficking Awareness Month - Join our KeHE Cares® Partners in the Fight Against Trafficking

January is #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth, 31 days dedicated to shining a light on a horrific industry that affects the lives of millions of people worldwide. Did you know that currently more than 40 million women and children are enslaved as sex workers... Read More

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KeHE Cares

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January 2021

Rapzilla -

OnWatch Aims To Lower 40% Rise In Sex Trafficking During COVID-19

Imagine a six-year-old girl, whose father is a firefighter and mother stays at home. She has trouble paying attention in school, but nothing more than what teachers expect out of a six-year-old. She likes to spend her time outside. There is a park across the street from her house where...  Read More

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Rapzilla

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September 30, 2020

A Conversation with Survivor Leader, Julie Whitehead: What are the key indicators of sex trafficking?

OnWatch is the only anti-trafficking training written by survivors. Julie Whitehead, Utah Trafficking Survivor, and OnWatch™ Advocate. Julie strongly believes that one of the main reasons she survived was to bring other victims out of the shadows—to give them a voice and remind them... Read More

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ABC4 - Salt Lake City, UT

Safe House Project

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August 19, 2020

STOLEN Episode 7:

The Solutions Featuring Kristi Wells, CEO of Safe House Project

“STOLEN” is a year-long NBC 7 investigation into the sex trafficking and exploitation of children in San Diego County. The seven-episode documentary series is told from the perspective of survivors, advocates -- even traffickers, and sex buyers, explaining the depth and scope of this problem... Read More

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ABC 7 - San Diego, CA

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July 28, 2020

Did you know that in disasters and pandemics sex trafficking increases due to children's and adults' vulnerability during the crisis? Did you know that more people in the US voted last year on their favorite porn film than voted in the last election? Brittany Dunn gives shocking...Read More

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Podcast with Jared Laskey

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February 19, 2020

Remedy Drive's David Zach joins Safe House Project for anti-trafficking event at US Capitol

David Zach, singer/songwriter, speaker and founding member of acclaimed Christian rock band Remedy Drive, was featured at “Freedom Requires Action: Culture, Corporations, and Communities Uniting To End Child Sex Trafficking in America,” held recently at the U.S. Capitol... Read More

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Turning Point

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November 2019

Safe House Project - National nonprofit working to open NC safe house for child sex trafficking survivors

An interview with CBS News Radio Host- Security Matters, Paul Viollis. With over 300,000 children being trafficked each year and Americans being the #1 consumer of sex trafficking generates approximately $100B/year, the need for the work of The Safe House Project is greater than ever.  Read More

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CBS - Security Matters

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July 20, 2019

Your View: We must make abolishing sex slavery a priority by Brittany Dunn, COO of Safe House Project

Gender equality in the United States is not achievable without addressing the fact that women and children are sold every day in America as a commodity. The United States was just named the No. 1 consumer of sex in the world in the Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report. Read More

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The Morning Call

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May 2021

Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander of Norfolk, Virginia gives Mayoral Proclamation 

City of Norfolk’s Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander issued a proclamation on May 3rd recognizing human trafficking as a form of modern-day slavery and acknowledging the importance of education and training through Safe House Project’s OnWatch trafficking training to combat trafficking. Read more

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City of Norfolk Mayor's Office

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April 2021

Live your SpaLife host Diane Halfman interviews Kristi Wells on the growth of Safe House Project

Kristi talks about how they built the Safe House Project and the community-based training called OnWatch. Know more about her life strategy, some setbacks when they started the organization, and her WHYs to eradicate trafficking. "We are serving survivors one heart at a time." Listen Now

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Live Your SpaLife

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April 2021

Stopping Trafficking: How School Bus Drivers Can Help Save a Child

Bus drivers come into contact with an array of children, from the small dirty child to the little girl with perfect pigtails and little pink Mary Janes...They may be the only adult in a child’s life who makes them feel safe. By knowing how to spot and report trafficking bus drivers could save a child’s life....Read More

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School Bus Fleet

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March 2021

Mental Health News Radio with Safe House Project CEO, Kristi Wells

Keeping it real about mental health, mental illness, addiction recovery and the business of behavioral health. Our guests and listeners are from all over the globe and all walks of life. The signature show on Mental Health News Radio Network - the world's first Mental Health podcast..." Read More

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Mental Health News Radio

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February 2021

Paparazzi Accessories Joins ..the OnWatch Platform in Preventing Human Trafficking

During their “Paparazzi Possible” campaign, Founder Misty Kirby reached out to thousands of consultants and asked them to take the OnWatch training to recognize the signs of trafficking. "...The thought that the child next door could be trafficked called our company to action."Read More

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ABC4 - Utah

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January 2021

Preventing Human Trafficking Through Education with Brittany Dunn, Safe House Project

The United States holds a dubious distinction as one of the top three worst countries in the world with regards to human trafficking. In support of January’s designation as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Erica and India are joined by Brittany Dunn...Read More

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Pause on the Play Podcast

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January 2021

FORSHAW Inc partners with Safe House Project to Train the Pest Management Industry on Trafficking

FORSHAW has partnered with Safe House Project, a national leader in the fight against Sex Trafficking in America to provide training to all Pest Management Professionals, on how to Spot, Report,  and Prevent Trafficking. “Every day, Pest Management Professionals service millions of homes..."  Read More

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FORSHAW Inc

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January 2021

ISM Joins the Fight Against Human Trafficking - Partners with OnWatch to spread the message

Recently, we announced a partnership with LexisNexis Risk Solutions, the Malouf Foundation and the Safe House Project in support of their OnWatch™ education platform, which trains individuals on how to spot, report and prevent trafficking in their communities...  Read More

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Rapzilla

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September 18, 2020

Yesterday, Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes joined the Malouf Foundation and the Safe House Project for the relaunch of OnWatch, an anti-trafficking program that will train people on how to recognize, report and prevent human trafficking in our communities... Read More

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August 17, 2020

Military Families Magazine - Spouses create safe haven for survivors of sex trafficking

Founded and led by military families, The Safe House Project (SHP) is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering victims of human trafficking by providing them a place to call home.

The group is focused on the development of safe houses for survivors of sex trafficking. Read More

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Military Families Magazine

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April 2, 2020

Building Trust in Communications: In Conversation with Safe House Project

Earlier this week, Vaporstream CEO Galina Datskovsky and Safe House Project co-founder Brittany Dunn connected to talk about trust in communications, and the role technology plays in building that trust. The two organizations partner to serve and empower survivors... Read More

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Security Boulevard

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January 25, 2020

Win This Fight - Rescued Children Aren’t Rescued, When There’s “No Room at the Inn”

In 2017, Wells learned these statistics and was horrified. She also learned a major reason so many children end up being re-trafficked. Relative to the need, provision for rehabilitating children is almost non-existent.

As she researched the facilities that were available for helping... Read More

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WinThisFight with Mitzi Perdue

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November 11, 2019

Good Eye Podcast – Ep.19 Legin –

Music, Message, Safe House Project

Christian Hip-Hop artist Legin is in-studio for a conversation about his music, his message and the Safe House Project. Safe House Project is a national non-profit that “exists to raise awareness of Sex Trafficking and raise funds to build Safe Houses for those running from sex trafficking”. Read More

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Good Eye Podcast

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July 20, 2019

Safe House Project Partners with Hotel Industry on New Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

Washington, DC, July 02, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Safe House Project is proud to partner with The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) in support of their newly launched national campaign to unite the industry around a single, comprehensive approach to fight human trafficking. Read More

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May 2021

Voice Over America -

US Ramps Up

Fight Against

Sexual Violence

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has asked Congress for an unprecedented $1 billion to fight violence against women, including domestic abuse and sexual assault. VOA’s Mike O’Sullivan reports on the challenges so many survivors face.... Listen Now

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April 2021

Tales from a Sex Trafficking Survivor - The SafetyChick Rules Podcast with Alia Dewees

Alia sheds light on this serious and growing epidemic in our country. Alia is a sex trafficking survivor and now helps other victims as an After Care Director and Survivor Leader for the

Safe House Project, a wonderful organization that I have featured on the

show before....Read More

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SafetyChick Rules Podcast

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March 2021

Brittany Dunn & Kristi Wells talk with Safety Chick, Kathleen Gallagher, about Sex Trafficking in America

Think Sex Trafficking is a third world problem? Think again. This show exposes just how common young women and men are trafficked every day here in America. Meet two ordinary women doing extraordinary things to help rescue these trafficking victims. Learn vital tips and signs...Read More

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SafetyChick Rules

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March 2021

Surviving Child Sex Trafficking through Faith

"I was 6 years old the day a member of my family began trafficking me for sex. For nearly two decades, terror and trauma plagued my life. The isolation I felt settled in my bones. I was hollow, helpless, and hopeless. On the outside, I was a quiet, polite child, but on the inside..." Read More

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RADICAL

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January 2021

The Hill:

Returning to a bipartisan approach to end human trafficking

We must reforge a bipartisan front, alongside non-public advocates in the human trafficking fight like the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Safe House Project...Every step forward, every survivor we listen to and every person we inform gets us closer to breaking the cycle...Read More

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The Hill

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January 14, 2021

Why Should I Care? Kristi Wells joins Melissa Neader on her radio show to talk about trafficking.

Community friend and supporter Melissa Neader answers those questions each week on Why Should I Care?

Inspiring, funny, kind, and a little sassy, Melissa challenges her listeners to get involved and this week is joined by Safe House Project CEO, Kristi Wells..Read More

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January 2021

Family of Community Career Schools Launches OnWatch Training to Help Recognize & Prevent Trafficking

Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, and Tidewater Tech, a group of 19 schools headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA have officially launched their partnership with OnWatch™. In honor of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the organization is rolling out Read More

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Centura College, AIM, & TT

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October 8, 2020

The Fit in Faith Podcast with Tamra Andress - A Call To Be OnWatch with Brittany Dunn, COO of SHP

"When I first received education around today’s topic I was dumb-founded.

I felt betrayed even. And then I felt guilty. The emotions entangled in the moment couldn’t possibly lend themselves to the entangled experiences of the actual victims.  And it was in that moment, that I knew I was forever moved..." Read More

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The Fit in Faith Podcast

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September 17, 2020

Malouf Foundation™ and Safe House Project Partner to Launch OnWatch™ Education Platform

In collaboration with trafficking survivors, the Malouf Foundation and Safe House Project have produced a new OnWatch™ education platform to elevate people's understanding of trafficking in America. The free digital training will be available Thursday, Sept. 17 to all users at IAmOnWatch.org. Read More

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OnWatch

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July 28, 2020

Co-Founder, Legin delivers passionate call for unity & justice with

'In This Moment'

Church leader, speaker, community advocate, and acclaimed hip-hop artist Legin returns with “In This Moment,” a personal and passionate musical response to racial injustice, political divisiveness, and disunity in the country. In 2017, Legin helped to create the Safe House Project...Read More

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Niagara Frontier Publications

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February 19, 2020

$25k given to help Hampton Roads sex trafficking survivors during COVID-19 - Safe House Project

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Survivor Ventures will receive a $25,000 grant to help sex trafficking survivors in Hampton Roads overcome economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The money was granted by Safe House Project, a national nonprofit organization that helps survivors... Read More

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January 2020

South Charlotte - Safe House Project Raises Over $190K to Provide Safe Housing & Care for Children

This fall, Safe House Project, a national anti-trafficking organization, hosted some of Charlotte's finest at the Quail Hollow Club for their inaugural Black & White Gala. The gala raised more than $190K to serve victims of child sex trafficking. Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest received the Action Award... Read More

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South Charlotte Magazine

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November 5, 2019

Safe House Project - National nonprofit working to open NC safe house for child sex trafficking survivors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Kristi Wells is in year two of helping children out of unimaginable situations.

“We fund new or expanding safe houses across America,” she says.

For her group, “Safe House Project,” that includes Charlotte and North Carolina as a whole... Read More

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WBTV - Charlotte, NC

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Faces of the fight Interviews

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carla stephens

Entrepreneur & BravoTV 

A strong message to all the teen girl's out there that are being groomed by culture into a life of exploitation. Listen here.

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Nigel anderson

"Legin"

A chat with Christian Hip Hop Artist and co-founder of Safe House Project, "Legin" about the impact of music on culture. Listen here.

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Ria Story

Survivor Leader

Survivor leader, Author, and Leadership Trainer, Ria is a voice of truth and encouragement to survivors. Listen here.

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Remedy Drive

Let's talk covert operations, rescue missions, and more with lead singer of Remedy Drive, David Zach. Listen here.

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brett johnson

Security Expert

A 2-Part Interview with "The Godfather of the Internet", Brett Johnson, on his Anglerphish Podcast. Listen here.

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Armand k

Author & Advocate

Author of "Raised in Pimp City" and former pimp, Armand King, talks about grooming. Watch Now.