thoughts & notes

March 12, 2018

Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865):  Justice for Juvenile Urban Sex Trafficking in the United States [JUST US] by Sherri Jefferson

#FemaleNOTFeemale is a nonpartisan initiative to promote awareness, advocacy, and activities for victims of sex traffickin...

September 21, 2017

Every day in America women and children are sold for sex, labor, and participation in drug trafficking.  Recent legislation has created a new dialogue about the magnitude of trafficking of children online. Viewing sex trafficking of children through any lens will deman...

December 19, 2016

The unfortunate and untimely death of 50-year old Anthony Brooks outside a gas station in southwest Atlanta last month has prompted community leaders and police to engage in a call-to-action. Leaders are making recommendations to target alleged violent juvenile crime i...

September 5, 2016

As America celebrates Labor Day, Attorney Sherri Jefferson wishes to share the painful journey of the children who will work today as victims of sex trafficking.

Recently, the Georgia State Attorney General unveiled his campaign for the constitutional amendment to fund...

August 29, 2016

On September 13, 2016 the #17Ps to Ending Juvenile Urban Sex Trafficking will be promoted by the African American Juvenile Justice Project, #FemaleNotFEEmale and Attorney Sherri Jefferson in collaboration with 27 Million Voices (Canada), Project No Rest of the Universi...

June 3, 2016

Hidden in Plain Sight: Victims of Urban Trafficking

What is Urban Trafficking aka Urban Sex Trafficking? The African American Juvenile Justice Project, #FemaleNOTFeemale and Attorney Sherri Jefferson defines “Urban Trafficking” in America as a concept of approaching the...

June 3, 2016

The media says that Bridget Shiel was a "woman,"  but she was only a 19-year old teenager who had a promising future. 

She recently graduated from high school - the class of 2015 - but, was murdered in Atlanta - the sex trafficking capital of America.  According to...

May 20, 2016

#FemaleNOTFeemale, AAJJP and Attorney Sherri Jefferson Update

#FemaleNOTFeemale, AAJJP and Attorney Sherri Jefferson are proud to announce some proposed changes as an actual cause of our advocacy in Georgia on the issue of sex trafficking of juveniles.

In September, 2015...

February 11, 2016

On Thursday, February 11, 2016 Attorney Sherri Jefferson of the African American Juvenile Justice Project attended and participated in the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking #DMSTLobbyDay2016 event at the Georgia State Capitol.

The purpose of the event is to join in unity w...

October 15, 2015

Sherri Jefferson is proud to announce the creation of a JUST/DMST and CSE awareness ribbon. The African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) created the awareness ribbon for victims of juvenile urban sex trafficking, domestic minor sext trafficking and child sexua...

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