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Celebrating The Power Of Community

Without You We Couldn't Accomplish All That We Do! We kicked off October celebrating the "Power of Community" at our Autumn Benefit! GEMS was created to serve and empower girls and young women and to change the perception of commercially sexually exploited youth. And we wanted to do all of that with survivors leading the way. It seemed like an impossible goal, but we've accomplished all of that and more! Here are some highlights from the past few months!

4 million viewers in 8 countries. Watch the film that's inspiring a movement. Read More
Girls Educational and Mentoring Services' (GEMS) mission is to empower young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. Read More
Before I Die

Life is too short Regrets and mistakes are memories made Live your life to the fullest “You’re never gonna make it,” they said Show them you can Love yourself

—Selina, age 16 Read More