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Today, Monday March 8, 2021, is International Women’s Day. This year is particularly special because Freedom Light’s Executive Director Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco received the incredible news that her oldest daughter has completed basic training and earned the title of U.S. Marine. Women comprise nearly one-in-five active-duty personnel...

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...

In 2019, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco represented Freedom Light at the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) conference:  How Local Police Can Combat the Global Problem of Human Trafficking:  Collaboration, Training, Support for Victims, and Technology Are Keys to Success. Read more about the conference in the recently released report...

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...