Positive Action

A 2nd Cup Marks a Meaningful Year of Survivor Support Program

Brazen Table has helped empower six women victimized by human trafficking.

09/26/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Fashion For Good

How One Pair of Pants Is Changing the World

Made for Freedom is fighting human trafficking with style.

02/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Changing the World, One Cup at a Time

How a 2nd Cup Is Combating Human Trafficking

The non-profit Heights coffee shop will hold its second tasting event in June.

05/12/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Bit by Bit

These 'Civic Hackers' Are Creating Tools to Improve Life in the Bayou City

Houston’s got problems? Maybe data is the answer.

05/12/2017 By Amber Tong

Shop for a Cause

FREESET Fashion Show Shines Spotlight on Human Trafficking

Flora + Mia’s inaugural fashion show with Free the Captives aimed to empower guests to change the conversation about this pervasive problem.

11/17/2015 By Julia Davila

Higher Grounds

Drink Coffee, Do Good

A new coffee shop in the Heights helps support victims of human trafficking.

10/16/2015 By Andrea Siso

Ice House Interview

Not All Lawyers!

By providing legal aid for unaccompanied immigrant children, Kids in Need of Defense turns the conventional view of attorneys on its head.

09/01/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Web Exclusive

Photo Essay: Houston’s Sex Trade in Nine Objects

A sobering look at the lives of Houston’s trafficked sex workers

02/02/2015 Photography by Brian Goldman

Piety’s Fringes

Sex Traffickers, Meet Your Worst Nightmare

From the site of a former brothel, a notorious band of anti-trafficking activists confronts Houston’s sex trade face-to-face.

02/02/2015 By Peter Holley Photography by Brian Goldman