Dating job corps
One day, the resource center held a group discussion on the topic of courage.
Its founder, Lisa Williams, told us girls about a brave young boy who reached out to her after he was sexually abused by a student minister he had trusted.
I did well in school, was on the track, basketball, and swimming teams, and pretty popular.
Whenever I asked her when we were going back to our own hotel, she just reassured me like everything was fine and totally normal. Then she called the guys whose numbers she'd collected and took me to another hotel, telling me to just follow her and not say anything.
When I got into the room, there were four guys there. I tried to leave, but she told me, "We're only going to hang out for a few minutes — DON'T leave me here by myself." She was so aggressive — just the way she looked at me was threatening; it was like, "You better not do anything or say anything unless I tell you to." All I kept thinking was that no one knew where I was and anything could happen to me. She started ordering me around and made me do sexual things with the men that nobody should ever have to do.
At first, it was nothing serious; we bonded over a common interest in hip-hop music and both liked Jay-Z. " I was determined to get there; I had never been before but I'd seen it on TV and heard people talk about it.
He was easy to talk to, understanding of my feelings, and a good listener. He popped the trunk for my bag, and I got into the car. Plus, I didn't have to pay for anything, so what better way was there to experience South Beach?
I had to let everyone know that what happened to me is a crime and that no one deserves to be a victim of it, and I'll do whatever it takes to prevent as many people from experiencing sex trafficking as possible. Williams, and I sat down and discussed what the bill would consist of and the process of crafting and passing it.