Latest Press Releases

Smith, Bass joined by descendent of Frederick Douglass to introduce anti-trafficking reauthorization bill named after the renowned abolitionist

3Strands Global Foundation was featured in a press release from Congressman Chris Smith's office regarding the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2021 (H.R. 5150)­­­.


3Strands Global Foundation Supports Reauthorization of Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF) stands in strong support of the reauthorization of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act, commonly referred to as the TVPA and originally passed in 2000. Since its official passage, effective human trafficking prevention methodology has been prioritized, granting organizations like 3SGF legislative ground to stand on while working to prevent the crime before it starts and pursuing justice in the lives of victims and survivors.

3Strands Global Foundation Welcomes International Human Trafficking Prevention Advocate, Hillary Evans, to the Team

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF), a prevention-focused non-profit organization committed to eradicating human trafficking and exploitation, has welcomed Hillary Evans to its team of individuals passionate about creating a world free.

SBC Newsletter Feature: The Telecommunications Industry is Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking, Here’s How

Telecommunications Against Trafficking and Exploitation (TATE) was established in 2020 in response to a need for more eyes and ears trained to recognize the signs of human trafficking in our communities.


Human trafficking is very real, and what many do not know is that it occurs right here within the United States. The media portrays it as a crime straight out of a “Taken” movie that occurs only in nations across the globe, but it happens in our own backyards and oftentimes involves more psychological manipulation than physical force.

3Strands Global Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Impact Report, a Statement of Resilience Through Onset Challenges

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF), a national organization committed to fighting for a world free from human trafficking and exploitation, has released the organization’s 2020 Annual Impact Report, including prevention program impact numbers, data on populations served, stories of hope, quotes from those reached through 3SGF offerings, letters from program managers, a message from the CEO, a statement from the Board Chair, and more.

3SGF Partnership: Fort Worth ISD Receives a Federal Grant to Help Combat Human Trafficking

Fort Worth schools have received a federal grant to help combat human trafficking, district officials announced Monday.

3SGF's Partnership with FWISD and the New Federal Grant That Supports the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Fort Worth ISD is one of only eight school districts nationwide to receive a new federal grant to develop and implement programs to prevent human trafficking victimization. FWISD is partnering with anti-human trafficking, non-profit organizations, Unbound North Texas and 3Strands Global Foundation.

Through Challenges, Anti-Trafficking Work Grows

When the Human Trafficking Prevention Education and Training Act (AB 1227) became law in 2017, California jurisdictions didn’t receive any money to implement the new program. But that hasn’t stopped the County of Marin from making impressive progress.

Leaders in the Telecommunications Industry Partner with 3Strands Global Foundation to Develop Industry-Tailored Human Trafficking Prevention Training

Leaders in the telecommunications industry have partnered with 3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF), a Sacramento-based nonprofit working to end human trafficking throughout the US. The goal is to educate telecommunications professionals on the signs of human trafficking and train them on how to recognize, notify and report the crime. 

El Dorado Hills Rotary Presents 3Strands Global Foundation with a Grant to Further the Reintegration of Survivors of Human Trafficking and Those At-Risk of Exploitation

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF) received a grant from El Dorado Hills Rotary, which will further propel the organization’s work with survivors of human trafficking and those at-risk of being exploited.

3Strands Global Foundation's Written Statement Submitted to the UN Commission on the Status of Women 65th Session

Find the statement linked here on the Official Documents page.

3Strands Global Foundation featured in December 2020 Safer Buildings Coalition Newsletter

It is an underreported and often misunderstood crime, but human trafficking is a very real problem with victims across the world. In the US alone, the federal government filed 145 new human trafficking cases in 2019...


3Strands Global Foundation featured in November 2020 Safer Buildings Coalition Newsletter

Led by Laurie Caruso, CEO of Safe-Fi Technologies and Chair of the Community Affairs workgroup, Safer Buildings Coalition works closely with a number of organizations across the country to raise awareness about important causes and further the Safer Buildings Coalition mission. One of these organizations is 3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF) with which SBC works to combat human trafficking.

3SGF Partners with Project Protect Our Children to Prevent Human Trafficking in Texas

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF), was founded in a sleepy suburb of California after a local teen was lured from a grocery store parking lot and trafficked. She was recovered, but a group of advocates decided that more needed to be done in the community. 3Strands Global Foundation believes that prevention changes everything and has since expanded the reach of their multiple prevention initiatives throughout California, Utah and Texas.

Local Girl Scout Partners with 3SGF on Gold Award Project

“Make the world a better place”, this is a line from the Girl Scout law that means so much to Girl Scouts around the world. As a part of this incredible organization, Allyson Jolly, a rising junior at Ponderosa High School, has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten. Always active in community service through scouting, Key Club, Warm Winters, and FFA her Girl Scout Gold Award project is the most impactful opportunity she has had to date. The Girl Scout Gold Award is equivalent to the Boy Scout Eagle Award with prerequisites and culminating in a lasting and self-sustaining act of community service that must total at least 80 hours of work. These projects provide girls with many life skills such as communication, financing, and planning.

3SGF’s PROTECT Prevention Education Program Has Successful Rollout, Vetted by Utah State Board of Education

PROTECT Prevention Education, a program co-founded by El Dorado Hills-based 3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF) and partners, Love Never Fails and Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives was vetted and approved by the full Board of Education for the state of Utah and has now launched its official rollout in Utah schools.

3SGF Awarded Texas Grant to Prevent HT - The PROTECT Program Will Launch in Texas

3Strands Global Foundation (3SGF), an El Dorado Hills-based non-profit that mobilizes communities to combat human trafficking through prevention education and reintegration, was awarded a grant by the state of Texas to deliver prevention education to the two largest school districts in the state.

Hastings and Buchanan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Youth Human Trafficking and Exploitation

SEPTEMBER 18, Representatives Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act of 2019, legislation which would help prevent the human trafficking and exploitation of children by providing grants for training students, teachers, and school personnel to understand, recognize, prevent, and respond to signs of human trafficking. Joining Hastings and Buchanan as original cosponsors are Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Greg Steube (R-FL)