An Interview with Awaken Interns

As the school year has come to an end, Awaken has said goodbye to six of our spring interns and welcomed four new summer interns! These students are a vital part of the Awaken team, and every semester it’s tough to say goodbye. Both staff and clients become close to them. During the spring semester,…

Nevada Sued for State Sanctioned Sex Trafficking

Rebekah Charleston, a friend and ally of Awaken was once sex trafficked into Nevada’s legal brothels. Last week, Rebekah filed suit against Nevada seeking repeal of its prostitution laws on constitutional grounds, as well as relief for all individuals sexually exploited or trafficked as a result of legal prostitution in Nevada. For those who attended Awaken’s Banquet…

The Truth About Prostitution Laws In Nevada

Unlike many other states, the laws in Nevada permit some forms of prostitution in certain counties if regulations are followed. Here are five things that you may not know about prostitution laws in Nevada. 1 – Prostitution Is Legal In Some Counties Just because prostitution can be legal in Nevada does not mean it is…

The Different Types Of Modern Day Slavery

When we talk about slavery, most people will think of an outlawed practiced that no longer exists in modern day society.  However, this is not the case. Many vulnerable people are made to work in harsh conditions with little pay and no way of escape right under our noses. Despite it being illegal in most…