Results of S.O.A.P. Campaign Released
On February 2nd, 2011, sex trafficking survivor Theresa Flores partnered with Free-International and numerous volunteers to raise awareness and curb sex trafficking during the Superbowl. The results of the S.O.A.P., or Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution, campaign was released today.
On her web site, Traffickfree, Flores reported that 70% of motels responded positively to S.O.A.P. and gladly took the product being distributed. 10,000 bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline number were distributed in two days.
New Campaign Looks to Raise Awareness and Curb Sex Trafficking During Superbowl
Theresa Flores, sex trafficking survivor and author of "The Slave Across the Street" and "A Sacred Bath: A American Teen's story of Modern Day Slavery,” announced plans to start a new campaign to raise awareness and curb sex trafficking in Tarrant County, TX during the Superbowl. The S.O.A.P. – or Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution – campaign aims to distribute thousands of bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline number and key identifying questions free to local motels.
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Anti-trafficking agencies across the United States held events to raise awareness including film screenings and trainings. Senator Teresa hosted a Statehouse event in Columbus, Ohio and the Ohio State University screened the movie “Playground”, provided Human Trafficking 101 training and included a presentation from former trafficking victim Theresa Flores.