Fight Against Human Trafficking Goes from Street to Stage

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CLEVELAND — The fight against human trafficking moved from the streets to the stage on Friday night.

The Renee Jones Empowerment Center held a fundraiser at the 14th Street Theater at Playhouse Square.

It was a call to end violence against women.

Renee’s organization is a 501c3 charity that works with law enforcement to rescue human trafficking victims and help them recover.

Sadly, they are extremely busy because, according to the FBI, Ohio is a hotbed for the activity with Toledo ranking as 3rd in the nation for child sex tourism.

Some 600,000 to 800,000 teens are trafficked worldwide.

To help out, contact the Renee Jones Empowerment Center in Cleveland.