Please join us in protecting America's children. Sign our petition today urging the government to take a strong stand against sex trafficking in the U.S.
Sign the petition!
People like you helped push the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010 through the House.
Advocate legislation on behalf of at-risk American kids - sign up to receive our action alerts today!
Every year, over 100,000 children are forced into prostitution in the United States. We must call on the Senate to pass five important measures to protect America's children from exploitation. Spread the word on Twitter to help us get petition signatures!
Raise awareness about Child Trafficking before these shocking statistics go up! Send an ACT infographic to everyone you know!
Voices of the Victims
Countless people pass them everyday... young girls walking the streets wearing provocatively short skirts and high heels. Many of us turn and look the other way, not wanting to see their faces.
Often misidentified as "willing" participants in the sex trade, almost a full half - 48% - of the participants who engaged in commercial sex activity reported that a lack of a safe place to sleep was a main reason for their initial entry into prostitution. Tragically, these kids are easy targets for pimps and traffickers because many have no place to run... no home to shelter them from danger.
Don’t be the person who looks the other way!
Changing the Statistics - Covenant House
All across America, Covenant House rescues thousands of young people from a life on the streets...often those subjected to abuse by pimps and predators. But unlike other organizations that only provide direct care to victims, Covenant House also advocates for laws that will ultimately put an end to child trafficking.
We helped move both International Megan's Law and the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010 through the House. But we need your help to pass these and other major legislative initiatives.