Freedom Light Executive Director Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco served as a featured panelist for a Sex Trafficking presentation hosted by Criminal Justice Solutions for Women's Week. Panelists included Sergeant Molly McDade-Hood from Multnomah County, Professors Deborah and Jeffery Rush from Troy University, and human trafficking survivor and consultant Tika...

Today is World Day Against Trafficking In Persons. Share the Blue Campaign infographic to help others understand what human trafficking looks like and how they can help: https://bit.ly/3gGhOMi...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco At this point, the coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of American life, from how we work and educate to how we socialize and shop. As such, it is no surprise that it has also affected our commercial sex industry, from...

January was first declared National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in 2010. Since then, January has been a time to acknowledge those experiencing enslavement and those who have escaped. To raise awareness on human trafficking, the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign is asking people...

Image: "USA/Sex Workers" by compassionate_tara By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco This week, the D.C. City Council will hold a public hearing on a bill that will legalize prostitution. The Bill, entitled the “Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019,” is erroneously discussed in the media as an...

Freedom Light Executive Director, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, joins panel with Dan Abrams, Tom Llamas, Pierre Thomas, and George Stephanopoulos to discuss sex trafficking and Jeffrey Epstein suicide. https://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/video/epstein-eyes-times-pierre-thomas-64911537...

The Quantico Area Industrial Security Council (QAISC) provides a forum for educating security professionals safeguarding national security in the Quantico, Virginia area. Last week, Freedom Light Executive Director, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, was invited as a guest speaker to educate these professionals on human trafficking red...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Recently, Kamala Harris became the first mainstream U.S. presidential candidate to publicly state she supports the decriminalization of the commercial sex industry. In an interview with the Root, the career prosecutor and junior senator from California was asked, “Do you think that sex work...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Continuing our effort to take readers behind the headlines, this is the third of a three-part blog series on what every American should know about sex slaves, commercial sex consumers, and sex traffickers— hidden in plain sight, in big cities and small...