Nola Brantley, currently of MISSSEY, spoke at the State Capitol on February 6th in support of legislation to strengthen the penalties for buying and selling minors for sex. Supported by Senators Ted Lieu, D-Torrance; Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles; Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar; Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo; and Marty Block, D-San Diego the legislation seeks to […]
Oakland Unite’s partner agency Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR) received the Director’s Leadership Award (DCLA) from FBI San Francisco that recognized the dedicated work of the Sexually Exploited Minors (SEM) Program. Congratulations on this prestigious award! *Pat Mims of BAWAR and the Director’s Community Leadership Award. *Kenia Cervantes, Pat Mims and Anjana Kumar of […]
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office launched an anti-child trafficking campaign in partnership with MISSSEY (Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth) and Clear Channel. There are currently 65 billboards posted throughout the county targeting the entire community. There are also bus shelter posters that target kids who are being exploited and give them resources to get […]
The Violent Incident & Crisis Response strategy aims to reduce the impacts of exposure to violence or re-victimization through individual and community support.