Out of the Shadows

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Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center joined Rescue Upstream and the Palm Beach State College Human Trafficking Committee on their Lake Worth campus to raise awareness.

The “Out of the Shadows” daytime event included presentations about human trafficking with an emphasis on the direct link of pornography with trafficking. Camera Hall, Survivor Action Team member and founder of Stolen People, gave a powerful spoken word performance of , “You are not forgotten”, depicting the invisibility of trafficking victims hidden in plain sight.

The evening segment provided a Human Trafficking documentary followed by discussion with the audience.

There was specific outreach to male survivors  by providing a speaker panel with Randy LaPierre,  Brent Berman, Psychotherapist, also Survivor Action Team members and Amy Schafer, PBCVS therapist.

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