Crittenton in the News

Rebecca Epstein: Trafficking Victims Face Long Road to Recovery

Rebecca Epstein, Executive Director, of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality has written an opinion editorial for the December 23, 2014 OC Register edition on turning our new awareness of trafficking into stronger action against it. By addressing girls’ history of trauma and the compounding serial-rape horror of trafficking itself. And the effort to do so must be as multidimensional as the problem itself. Ms. Epstein...

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Angels at Morningside Retirement Community Wrap 200 Gifts for Crittenton Kids

Recent FullertonStories.com article published the generosity Crittenton Services for Children and Families donors, volunteers, and supporters recently demonstrated in the Annual Crittenton Angel Tree Program. This yearly gift drive is designed to connect donors to the needs of our clients in the form of a holiday gift....

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Ed Royce: The Fight Against Human Trafficking

US Congressman Ed Royce writes an opinion editorial for OC Register for their current human trafficking in Orange County, Calif. series where he discusses the current work being accomplished in his Human Trafficking Congressional Advisory Committee. Crittenton Services for Children and Families is mentioned and praised for serving children who have been commercially sexually exploited in Southern California. ...

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Money Talks in Fight Against Sexual Exploitation of Children

Brittany Patterson, Contributing Writer, of the Chronicle of Social Change reaches out to Crittenton's CEO, Joyce Cappelle on the topic of the recent infusion of interest and funding in the state of California to create a comprehensive plan to better serve commercially sexually exploited children....

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Letters: To Stop Human Trafficking, End Demand

Crittenton's CEO, Joyce Capelle, letter to the editor in the December 12, 2014 edition of the OC Register thanks the editors for their current series of opinion editorials addressing of human trafficking in Orange County, Calif....

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Nonprofit Trains FPD Officers on How to Crack Down on Sex Trafficking

Behind the Badge OC covers the recent partnership between Crittenton Services for Children and Families and the Fullerton Police Department on how to train officers on how to engage with and help young minor victims of sex trafficking should they ever come across a victim while on patrol....

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Crittenton’s Residential Treatment Center is Saving Grace for Former Foster Youth

Lucero Noyola was a former Crittenton youth placed in Crittenton's Residential Treatment Center. Today, she is a University of Southern California student who recently was selected for their Guardian Scholars Program, based on her academic achievement. The scholarship program is designed to assist former foster youth with their higher education dreams. Lucero is now a senior at USC, an undergraduate research assistant, and a honors...

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How to Think Like A Trafficker

Full Frame contributor, Sandra Hughes, spends time at Crittenton Services for Children and Families of Southern California and interviews Dr. Barbara Hernandez and CEO Joyce Capelle on what Crittenton is doing to help young victims of child sex trafficking from Los Angeles County....

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Full Frame Explores the Hidden World of Human Trafficking

Full Frame contributor, Sandra Hughes, spent some time with the Los Angeles Police Department to find out how they’re combating the complex problem of child sex trafficking and how organizations, like Crittenton Services for Children and Families, work to help young survivors recover from their traumatic experiences....

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Los Angeles County Wants Foster Parents Trained to Spot Child Sex Trafficking

Dr. Barbara Hernandez, Vice President of Community Based Services, for Crittenton Services was quoted at the recent LA County Board of Supervisors meeting in March of 2014. Dr. Hernandez was testifying on the need and the importance on providing more awareness and training to LA County foster parents in regards to knowing the signs of child sexual exploitation and on the reality of child sex...

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