There are nearly 13,000 children in foster care in Michigan, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Across the country, there are around
Source: It’s not hard for foster kids to just disappear. One Traverse City author is trying to change that.
US teens often forced to trade sex work for food, study finds
Teens in low-income communities, overlooked by childhood nutrition policies, do sex work, save school lunches, sell drugs and join gangs for food, report says
Source: US teens often forced to trade sex work for food, study finds | US news | The Guardian
A federal grand jury on Wednesday convicted a Wayne County man on charges of sex trafficking using force and coercion in a case that involved three runaways who were placed at a facility in Mt. Pleasant.
Source: Jury convicts man in sex trafficking case involving Mt. Pleasant runaways