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Is there massage parlor trafficking in my community?

Francheska Loza|May 22, 2018

Human trafficking in massage parlors is the second most common type of trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Polaris urges Senate to pass SESTA without amendments

Joe Racalto|March 16, 2018

Polaris urges the U.S. Senate to adopt the House FOSTA-SESTA language without any amendments.

My Story Is for You

Carmen |November 09, 2017

"As a victim, survivor, and now, community member, I’m here to tell you that we can all join in the fight against human trafficking if we don’t stay silent." In the final part of her story, Carmen shares a message for survivors and community members. 

I Got My Life Back

Carmen |November 02, 2017

"I was at such a low point where trusting and distrusting were the same. I no longer cared if I lived or died, or if something happened to my family. I had to take the risk."  Read part four of Carmen's story. 

From “Great Guy” to Trafficker

Carmen |November 01, 2017

"'No!' I said once again, and suddenly, that so-called 'great guy,' who had promised he wouldn't hurt me, turned into a monster." Carmen shares part three of her story.

A Drive That Turned into a Nightmare

Carmen |October 25, 2017

"I was anxious and sorry I’d ever agreed to go with them. I didn’t know what to do – here I was in a car speeding down the middle of a highway in a strange place, with strange people. I wanted to cry." Carmen – sex trafficking survivor and Polaris spokesperson – shares part two of her story.