Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Oakland City Council Renews Commitment to Fight Sex Trafficking

After the FBI declared Oakland a hub city for child sex trafficking, the city and county of Alameda have joined the CEASE, or Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation, with the goal of reducing sex trafficking by 20% in the next 2 years. Oakland City Council President Lynette McElheney introduced a resolution endorsing efforts to fight rampant sex trafficking in partnership with law enforcement and municipalities. Claire Stremple reports.