SEX, LIES, AND UBER: Kennedy Campus Fights Back Against Human Trafficking

By Dominic J Larsen, Clarion News Editor Thursday, January 11 marked the eleventh anniversary of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, with the whole of January being named Human Trafficking Awareness Month by President Barack Obama as of 2010. Students on the Kennedy campus took to the halls with red X’s marking their hands, acting as an insignia to showcase their opposition to human trafficking. Wefor(S)he (a … Continue reading SEX, LIES, AND UBER: Kennedy Campus Fights Back Against Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking and Sexual Abuse in Sacramento

by Alex Ng, Chief Photographer The subject of sex trafficking and sexual abuse seems foreign to many on campus. The overall marketing of a human being and their body, to be exploited for nefarious, downright cynical purposes, it seems like such a far-gone action. It is easy to think that nothing as ludicrous as that could ever occur in Sacramento. However, Sacramento is ranked #1 … Continue reading Human Trafficking and Sexual Abuse in Sacramento

Club Spotlight: WeForShe Making Strides Against Trafficking

By Lucy Salazar, Clarion Contributor Here’s something that might be surprising to Kennedy students. Sacramento is one of the largest sex trafficking hubs in the nation. Millions of women and children are being sexually exploited across the globe.  While that truth alone is a hard pill to swallow, the fact that our city is a place where a large number of these slaves are victimized … Continue reading Club Spotlight: WeForShe Making Strides Against Trafficking