- Texas has the second-highest number of reported human trafficking cases in the U.S.
- Approximately 86% of those cases involve women and girls.
- The illegal sex trade is a $99 million criminal industry in Dallas.
- 60-70% of trafficked children in the U.S. come from child social services or the foster care system.
Our Youth Workforce Development Program will provide trauma-informed career advancement services to vulnerable girls who are caught within the juvenile justice system.
This program provides:
- Financial Literacy
- Job Readiness (resume writing, interviewing, job etiquette, and tech-savviness)
- Career planning
- Internship and job placement
- Follow-up and support with navigating workplace adjustments
Corporate Partnership Opportunities
We aim to build partnerships that create pathways to employment for historically marginalized adolescent girls. Increase your workforce diversity and do actionable social good by serving these future leaders.
Connect with us if you can provide any of the following opportunities:
Each girl in the program will have a team of mentors to walk alongside her as she looks towards the future. Mentorship involves:
- Undergoing trauma-informed training from our staff
- A time commitment of 12 months
- 1-on-1 virtual or in-person meetings with your mentee
- Joining a team of mentors
Through work exposure, girls enter relevant industry sectors while gaining hands-on experience through:
- Tours/field trips to your offices, facilities, and/or stores
- Panels, workshops, and guest speakers
- Short-term projects for girls to get real-world experience
INTERNSHIPS & EMPLOYMENT
Provide a summer internship, part-time work, or entry-level job at your company.
Internships and entry-level work experience are crucial ways for survivors and girls at-risk to break down barriers to safe employment. Building an inclusive workforce starts with giving these teenage girls a life-changing opportunity!