Not for sale! Human trafficking is happening right in front of us! Be aware. Ask questions.
Human trafficking and sex trafficking affects an estimated 40 million people and it’s not just abroad. It’s everywhere and it’s happening in your town too! 40 million is the amount of children and adults currently trapped in modern slavery and human trafficking (stopthetraffik.org). We need to ask more questions, be more mindful and get involved. In this hard hitting interview with Kimberly Miles, Founder of B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. Foundation, she’s sharing what’s going on today in America and Worldwide and how her foundation is offering solutions and support for girls in vulnerable situations who have been abused, abandoned and exploited.
Disclaimer: This video and article contains material and language that you might find potentially upsetting or that may make you uncomfortable.
Human trafficking and the sex industry is something most of us find hard to discuss but it’s imperative to raise awareness and to help where’s it’s wanted. I’ve kept this article intentionally short as I want you to watch this interview as Kimberly explains everything you need to know better than I can here.
This interview about human trafficking goes in depth about how to be aware that it’s happening, how to give and how to get help. As well as their new in school educational program S.H.E.R.O Shield.
SHERO Shield is an education and training awareness program for the prevention and intervention of sex-trafficking.
Learn more about identifying and understanding this problem that is impacting the youth in our community. Think it can’t happen to someone you know? This crosses ALL socio-economic, racial and religious communities. SHERO Shield is a power to stop predators in their tracks and offer solutions for survivors.S.H.E.R.O
What is B.E. A S.H.E.R.O Foundation and what are they doing to help
B.E. A S.H.E.R.O Foundation was founded by Kimberly Miles and is a Nevada Nonprofit Corporation with IRS tax code 501c3 approval. Having personally experienced sex trafficking it’s a subject that’s close to her heart and imperative to her to raise awareness, prevent and offer support where it’s wanted.
BE A SHERO stands for: Boldly Elevating Awareness Supporting Humanity Equality Rights (&) Oneness.
B.E. A S.H.E.R.O foundation offers various educational and support programs, as well as direct assistance and fundraisers. Like their upcoming I AM RADIANT Fashion Show on August 27th 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Las Vegas is the 2nd highest city in the US for Human Trafficking and B.E. A S.H.E.R.O Foundation is doing everything in their power to change that.
Human Trafficking Crime Rate: 0.08% According to the Human Trafficking and the State Courts Collaborative, Nevada has a 5.77 per 100,000 human trafficking rate. Las Vegas, in particular, is a hotspot for such activities. FBI regards it as one of the “13 High-Intensity Child Prostitution Areas”.insidermonkey.com
What can you do to help prevent human trafficking
You can help in various ways, both financially and non-financially by volunteering. or buying tickets to the I AM RADIANT Fashion Show August 27th 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Kimberly’s book ‘Zero to Shero: Turning Around the Lives of Girls Who’ve been Abandoned, Abused & Sexually Exploited’. (affiliate link which doesn’t affect the price in any way.)
More Las Vegas charities to get involved with
From foundations to what to wear to charity galas. There are so many ways to get involved and support the organizations in your city.