Fighting for freedom for all people.
Eradicating slavery before it starts.
Annie co-founded Unlock Freedom in 2012, where she served as Executive Director and President for 5 years and authored the nationally endorsed student curriculum, Project #ITSTOPSWITHME. Unlock Freedom is now a ministry arm of Annie Perkins Ministries, focusing on the prevention of human sex trafficking in America and around the world.
What is human trafficking?
To read Annie's response, click here.
THE FACTS: What is Human Trafficking Anyway?
THE FUEL: What is Fueling Sex Trafficking in America Today?
THE FORMULA: How Do Traffickers Get Their Victims?
THE FIGHT: What Can I Do to Make a Difference?
6th-12th Grade: New and revised, digitized version of Project #ITSTOPSWITHME for classroom usage
K-5th Grade: digitized and animated curriculum for classroom usage
Through these revealing lessons, videos, interactive discussion, and tools for activism, students will be educated and inspired to do their part to combat human trafficking in America. They will join young people across the country to make the decision that #ITSTOPSWITHME.
Program evaluations showed...
Students indicate enhanced knowledge of:
perpetrator characteristics and tactics
magnitude of the problem
proximity of/personal connection to the issue/risk
Students indicate desire to change behaviors:
desire to educate self more
desire to educate others
desire to protect self
desire to protect others
ability to respond to danger
changing social media settings/behavior
desire to take action
*Results from pre/post tests as analyzed by our parters at OU Tulsa
students understand the warning signs of a trafficked victim
students understand how to report a victim
students are more careful online and on social media
students feel more negatively about pornography