Past Partnerships: “Body & Sold”

Breaking Free

(651) 645-6557 • P.O. Box 4366 St. Paul, MN 55104 •

Breaking Free is a Minnesota-based non-profit and social justice/social change organization founded in 1996 by Vednita Carter with the mission to end all forms of prostitution and sex trafficking. Every year, Breaking Free helps over 500 women escape systems of prostitution and sexual exploitation through advocacy, direct services, housing, and education. Our main offices are located in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a branch in Minneapolis. Breaking Free’s doors are open to women throughout Minnesota and the United States.

Cherish All Children

651.207.3357 • 1605 Eustis Street, Saint Paul, MN 55108 •

Cherish All Children is a ministry that equips congregations to prevent child sexual exploitation. As people of faith, we are called to protect those most vulnerable among us. Each one of us can work within our schools, jobs, families, and church to prevent sexual exploitation of children. We do this through educating adults and youth on this issue, and engaging them in action in their own communities.

Cherish All Children is a social ministry organization, affiliated with Lutheran Social Service Minnesota. While we are located in Minnesota, we support ELCA churches across the US

Cornerstone Advocacy

952.884.0376 • 1000 E 80th St, Bloomington, MN 55420 •

Cornerstone is a violence prevention organization based in Bloomington, MN. Cornerstone’s ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking. Healthy futures are possible when we coordinate an effective crisis response, implement trauma-informed support services, mitigate the impact of violence on children and youth, and confront the roots of violence.

The Link (Passageways)

952-885-4452 •

Passageways Shelter and Housing Program provides emergency shelter beds for youth ages 13 to 17 and housing for youth ages 16 to 24 who have been victims of sex trafficking. Passageways is inclusive of all gender identities and can serve parenting youth with one child. The Passageways program also provides a variety of on-site services specific to sexual exploitation that include case management, mental health therapy, education programming, life skills training, a survivor mentor program, health care services and positive youth development activities.


3111 First Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408 • 612-825-0000

 Tubman’s mission is to advance opportunities for change so that every person can experience safety, hope, and healing. Tubman helps women, men, youth and families who have experienced relationship violence, elder abuse, addiction, sexual exploitation or other forms of trauma. Throughout the Twin Cities, Tubman provides safe shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, elder abuse resources, youth programming and community education, including public information campaigns to provide community members the information and support they need to get help or give help.

 Additional Partners:

Detective Carter Staaf, Eden Prairie Police Dept.

Detective Jake Wenmark and Officer Scott Marks, Minnetonka Police Dept.

Christine Erickson/Stop the Trafficking 5K

Eden Prairie Human Rights and Diversity Commission

Eden Prairie Women of Today

Trades of Hope