Children Rescued from Trafficking Across the US
More than 80 children – including three from Houston – were rescued in a sweeping operation targeting sex traffickers nationwide, the FBI said Monday.Over 230 traffickers were arrested. The youngest victim found was 13 years old.
Read more here.
Spring Volunteer Training: Apply Today!
We are looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in the fight against human trafficking. Apply for our seven week training session, and you will gain an indepth perspective on teenaged human trafficking and discover ways that you can be involved.
To request an application, email volunteer@
Below are the dates for our seven week training session. Participants are allowed to miss one of the seven weeks. The training will be held in the Energy Corridor of West Houston.
- Feb. 12, 3pm to 5pm
- Feb. 19, 3pm to 6pm
- March 5, 3pm to 5pm
- March 19, 3pm to 5pm
- March 26, 3pm to 6pm
- April 2, 3pm to 5pm
- April 9, 3pm to 6pm
Young Professionals Group – Happy Hour Mixer, Nov. 3
Free the Captives is excited to launch our new Young Professionals Group onNov. 3, Thursday, for a happy hour mixer at La Grange. If you are in your 20’s and 30’s, join us in Montrose after work and learn how you can fight human trafficking. This event is free; please RSVP here.
Paid Summer Internship with Free the Captives
Are you in college? Would you like to spend your summer making a difference in the lives of teenaged trafficking survivors? Intern with Free the Captives and help our girls rebuild their lives through our job program. Your duties would include working with them daily as they make candles, write resumes, practice interviewing, and more.
This paid internship is for undergrads and graduate students and goes from June to August 2017 in Houston. Requirements include having a reliable car and working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. You must also complete your sophomore year by June. The stipend is $1000. Please request an application for our internship program by emailing volunteer@
Partnership with Moscow Ballet, Nov. 17
Christmas Market, Nov. 18-19
In a little over a month is our annual Christmas Market! Join us on Nov. 18 and 19, and get all of your Christmas shopping done early! You will find great gifts for friends and family…invite your friends to join you!
Teen Trafficking Survivor Highlight & Insight
Good news to share this week! For over two months, our staff helped one of our young ladies apply to many jobs and took her to several interviews. In spite of constant rejection, she never gave up. She kept applying and following up. All of her hard work paid off, and she landed a new job this week! Praise God! We are so proud of this young woman and her fierce determination.