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6.29.16 – Women’s Foundation awards $237,500 in grants to end sex trafficking in Minnesota.

5.5.15 – Women’s Foundation awards $630,000 in grants to end child sex trafficking in Minnesota

11.3.14 – Women’s Foundation announces Request for Proposals to end the demand for child sex trafficking

9.10.14 – Researchers expose market structure behind juvenile sex trafficking in Minneapolis: Findings reveal violent, sophisticated system of buyers, facilitators and recruitment tactics

3.21.14 – Women’s Foundation awards $405,000 in grants to end the sex trafficking of Minnesota girls

3.8.13 – Women’s Foundation of Minnesota awards $350,000 in grants to end the sex trafficking of Minnesota girls

5.10.12 – From the OFFICE OF THE RAMSEY COUNTY ATTORNEY John J. Choi, County Attorney: Man sentenced for prostituting 17 year-old girl; Ramsey County Attorney to Backpage.com – “You’re complicit too.”

3.30.12 – Women’s Foundation of Minnesota awards $366,500 in grants to end the prostitution of Minnesota girls

1.26.12 – From the OFFICE OF THE RAMSEY COUNTY ATTORNEY John J. Choi, County Attorney: Defendant charged with prostituting 17 year old child

11.1.11 – Women’s Foundation of Minnesota launches campaign to end the prostitution of Minnesota girls

News

10.7.12 – Children forced into sex slavery (CNN)

9.27.12 – Sex trade demands public intervention (STAR TRIBUNE)

9.7.12 – 2012 Mission Award Winner in Responsive Philanthropy

8.20.12 – City Council takes stand against ads linked to child sex trafficking (SOUTHWEST JOURNAL)

8.2.12 – Minneapolis city leaders work to stop child trafficking (KARE 11)

6.20.12 – U.S. Midwest in crosshairs of child sex trafficking fight (CNN)

6.19.12 – Rescuing child sex slaves in Minnesota (CNN)

1.28.12 – New ally joins fight to end teen sex trade (STAR TRIBUNE)

12.07.11 – Rescuing local girls from prostitution gets $4 million boost  (MINNESOTA SPOKESMAN-RECORDER)

11.28.11 – Waging War Against Youth Prostitution (THE SOUTHWEST JOURNAL)

11.21.11 – Waging War Against Youth Prostitution (THE JOURNAL)

9.11 – Life on a String (MPLS./ST.PAUL MAGAZINE)