ACT Challenge – Why St. Louis

  ACT Challenge: Many people are shocked to find out St. Louis is a major sex trafficking locale. The Department of Justice places it among the top twenty worst cities for trafficking and the Western District of Missouri has reportedly prosecuted more trafficking cases than any other U.S. district. There are many conditions in place that make St....
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ACT Challenge – Know the Signs

Know the Signs ACT Challenge: There are an estimated 100,000 child trafficking victims in the United States every year. You may have encountered one without realizing it. Here are some indicators that someone is being trafficked. IMPORTANT: If you suspect someone is being trafficked, DO NOT APPROACH THEM DIRECTLY. Doing so can endanger both you and the victim. Instead,...
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Cover for a Cause

  Join us one week from today, Tuesday, July 7th, for Cover for a Cause at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (The Grove location at 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis) where you will have the opportunity to learn more about how you can help end modern day slavery and trafficking in the US and in our...
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ACT Challenge – What is Sex Trafficking?

What is Sex Trafficking The Against Child Trafficking (ACT) Challenge is a monthly call to action from The Covering House, a shelter for child sex trafficking survivors in St. Louis, Missouri. Visit us at thecoveringhouse.org. ACT Challenge: In our November 2014 ACT post, we provided a crash course in today’s global human trafficking epidemic. Now we will focus...
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Safety…Dignity…Freedom

Safety…Dignity…Freedom is The Covering House tagline. These words are meant for everyone not just our girls. Too many people are robbed of their safety, dignity and freedom, because they are different, vulnerable, or viewed as “less”.  We, at The Covering House, have no words to adequately express the depths of our sorrow for the victims...
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