This July, StolenYouth have been active in the media - highlighting the relationship between the foster-care system, homelessness, and child sex trafficking...



The Issue

  • A sex trafficker will approach one in three runaway teens on the street within 48 hours after leaving home.

    National Runaway Hotline

  • The median age of entry into sex trafficking in the US is 13-14 years old.

    US Department of Justice

  • In a King County, WA, sting operation, an online ad for a 15-year-old girl for sale received 250 unique callers of interested buyers. In just 2 hours.

    King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

  • Upwards of 500 children and youth are bought and sold in King County annually.

    “Who Pays the Price? Assessment of Youth Involvement in Prostitution in Seattle” report, written by Debra Boyer, PhD | Commissioned by the City of Seattle

Our Response

  • 600

    Survivors Assisted

  • 620

    Hotel Staff Trained

  • 250000

    Teens To Be Reached

  • 2000

    Personnel To Be Trained

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RT @PortofSeattle: The Red Sand Project: Border US-MX is now open at @SeaTacAirport. This art-installation replicates the US-Mexico border…
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Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man who bought her for sex at age of 16. 15 years later…
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RT @rights4girls: "If pimps and traffickers are excited about [this bill], don’t you think there’s something wrong?” – DC survivor in @Post…
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RT @HaleyCHalverson: “Survival sex” is coerced sex, period. #enddemand
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Thank you @seattletimes @SeaTimesOpinion for giving voice to local organizations like #StolenYouth as we…
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RT @SeaTimesOpinion: Op-Ed: It’s our moral duty to not only bring Epstein to justice but also address what leads to the sexual exploitation…
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RT @SeaTimesOpinion: Op-Ed: The median age for entry into prostitution in the U.S. is 13 to 14 years old. We have to reject the notion that…
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RT @nordicmodelnow: “Even as the culture bellows with rage over the sordid details of a wealthy old man paying girls fresh out of middle sc…
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