TRIGGER WARNING — This article includes references to physical and sexual violence experienced by a human trafficking survivor.

Alexis Martin is a trafficking survivor who has lived through unimaginable trauma. Before the age of 15, she lived through bouts of homelessness, parents who were addicts, and was placed in the foster care system while her mother was incarcerated. She was sexually abused starting when she…

A sewing factory in Downtown LA (Source:

Hidden Faces

A young Latina mother rises before the sun each morning to prepare for a 12 hour shift. She’ll spend that day working in a dimly lit factory that is covered in dust. Inside the factory, stacks of boxes block fire exits and because there is no air-conditioning, the…

Free to Thrive

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