MDHHS issues RFPs seeking providers to help survivors of human trafficking – Grants available!

As part of its efforts to eradicate human trafficking and provide victims with needed supports for recovery, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is seeking proposals to improve services for survivors of human trafficking. The department is issuing two requests for proposals (RFPs). The Community Services RFP is open to public or nonprofit […]

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Human trafficking victim gets harsh jail sentence instead of help – We are heartbroken by this

An online petition is being circulated for a 15-year-old prostitute convicted for her role in the robbery of two men. Latesha Clay is a mother of two toddlers who posted ads for sex on the website Backpage. The ad specifically indicated that she was underage and when men arrived at a Motel 6 in Grand… Read more »

Source: Human trafficking victim gets harsh jail sentence instead of help – Rolling Out

Lansing Man Sentenced for Human Trafficking | MI Headlines

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Tyrone Smith, 46-years-old, of Lansing, Michigan, received a sentence of 25 years in federal prison for sex trafficking numerous women and one minor, U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles announced today. In November 2015, Smith pled guilty to two counts of using force, threats, fraud, and coercion to sex traffic two victims; and …

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