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Last year, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco presented the Freedom Light Human Trafficking Training to the Victim Assistance Academy of Nevada (VAAN).  VAAN is an affordable statewide, coordinated, comprehensive, academically-based training to build and strengthen victim service agencies. Virtual VAAN is an annual academy for thirty-five (35) participants...

Seeking continues its educational partnership with Freedom Light to fight sex trafficking In 2020, Freedom Light provided SeekingArrangement staff with training on the subject of anti-human trafficking, as it relates to the online dating industry. After this valuable experience and the onboarding of new staff members, SeekingArrangement,...

Last week, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco presented alongside Marisa Trasatti, a Partner at Wilson Elser, to corporate counsel from a variety of industries on the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) litigation and the countermeasures corporations can undertake to reduce risk and deter crime. Industry participants at the...

 President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, which established that all enslaved people in Confederate states in rebellion against the Union “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” But in reality, the Emancipation Proclamation didn’t instantly free all enslaved people. In Texas,...