• In the News


    Thank you to each media source who has provided coverage of anti-human trafficking and Prevention Project news.  Because of your support, you are a part of making a difference in raising awareness of modern-day slavery.

    Richmond Times Dispatch

    Joel Hatfield from Smithfield High School presents on his computer program that can unmask traffickers and buyers prowling online, as inspired by the Prevention Project curriculum.



    The Prevention Project reaches one of its first schools in California through Eureka High School.



    Hermitage HS teachers win a national award for teaching the Prevention Project program in their classroom and going above and beyond in getting their students engaged in the fight against human trafficking.
    NBC12 – WWBT – Richmond, VA News On Your Side

    Virginia Free Citizen

    Local Anti-Human Trafficking Non-Profit Provides Teen Prevention Education Program (May 7, 2015)


    Virginia Free Citizen

    Human Trafficking Prevention Education Program Earns Corporate Financial Support (April 29, 2015)


    KOBI-TV NBC5, ACT Southern Oregon: Abolish Child Trafficking

    Prevention Project at Grants Pass High School, taught by Rebecca Bender (Survivor Leader of domestic sex trafficking), Caleb LaPlante (ACT Southern Oregon) (Dec. 2014)

    Virginia Free Citizen

    RJI Receives $10,000 Contribution from AT&T for Prevention Education (Oct. 27, 2014)


    Richmond Times-Dispatch

    Hermitage High School students: Human Trafficking in the 21st century (Jan. 11, 2014)


    2013 NACO Achievement Award

    RJI’s Prevention Project program receives prestigious national award from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the Prevention Project pilot program at Hermitage High School, Henrico, VA. (September 2013)