Social Service Programs

Popular Media Makes Trafficking a Simpler, More Sinister Transaction

When human interaction began moving to the internet and other forms of digital communication, sex traffickers began to use those methods to gain access to a whole pool of potential victims. Sex traffickers often utilize the internet and social media as a power tool to reach men and women, and children, in vulnerable positions. With
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ACLU of Illinois: State Funding Cuts to Youth Services in 2016 Not an Option

As Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers butt heads over the state’s fiscal health for the coming year, housing and other services for young-adult wards of the state are hanging in the balance. But the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, a longtime nemesis of the state’s Department of Children and Family Services, says
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