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Previously, we shared the back story on our friend Samantha Summers-Rivas, who survived a dangerous life of trafficking. We continue the story where we left off, with Samantha transitioning from victim to survivor and leader of nonprofit Rubies LV. When asked how to get involved and help in the Rubies...Read more
Samantha Summers-Rivas is the founder of a faith-based nonprofit that serves victims of trafficking and their families. As a born again Christian with her own trafficking story, she is perfectly suited and extremely effective at helping others in the industry. Her Las Vegas-based organization is called Rubies LV. As Samantha...Read more
We identified an at-risk 16-year-old girl, whom we will call “V,” from a small village in Southeast Asia. “V” met a young man her age on Facebook, and after some interaction with him online, the man swiftly became her “boyfriend.” As we’ve shared in the Daily Intelligence Brief before, social...Read more
Our team recently identified a potential California trafficking victim we will call “K.” "K" attended a local Christian High School and even made the basketball team as a freshman. Early social media pictures showed a happy, young and healthy girl surrounded by her friends. But then her outlook changed. Fast...Read more
Below is a firsthand account from a trafficking survivor who recently participated in one of our Samantha Weekends. Here's what she said: Prior to participating in Samantha Weekend at the ATP Leadership Training Center, I felt powerless. I was lost and without any tools to dig my way out. I was...Read more
Our team and our regional partner in Southeast Asia recently had a counseling breakthrough with a teen we will call “Abi.” During an initial counseling session, Abi was shown a lot of pictures and asked to pick the drawings that represented her. Abi chose images of poop, a broom and...Read more
Next up in our trafficking series, we want to share the story of a young girl on the tragic path from innocent teen to trafficking victim to controller of a pimp's “stable” to online recruiter and groomer of innocent young girls. The female predator, pimpstress or madame is not a...Read more
ATP partnered with Stanford University earlier this year to educate some of the world’s future leaders on the realities behind exploitation. ATP, along with our close friend Samantha Summers-Rivas from RubiesLV, spent a few days at Stanford teaching two courses related to the topic. The workshop course was titled A...Read more
With each passing year, every child has rites of passage they look forward to. Birthdays are a gateway to enjoying a new adult privilege or responsibility. At 16, teens learn to drive. At 18, young adults have their first opportunity to voice their opinion at the polls. When a young...Read more
Over the last several weeks, we have been sharing a peek behind the curtain to show readers what our counter-trafficking team is encountering in searching for victims. Here is another example of the complicated types of trafficking cases we uncover. Most of us are proud of our family's background, heritage...Read more
In an economically privileged society, many of us enjoy showing off our hard-earned possessions, perhaps putting a unique signature on them so people know they are ours. Whether it’s wearing designer clothing or engraving our technology, customizing our vehicles or monogramming our towels, we like putting our mark on things. ...Read more
At one time or another, every kid is asked what they want to be when they grow up. Some kids follow in their family's footsteps, perhaps upholding and celebrating a long-standing tradition. The sex trafficking world also has its own family traditions in which kids are not given an opportunity...Read more
Sarah-Jane Vegas is a former trafficking victim who found her calling in helping people by creating a refuge for women in trafficking situations. Her organization is called Stand4Justice. Last week in Part 1 of Sarah-Jane’s story, we left off at a point where she had been brought into the sex...Read more
A couple of months ago on the Victor Marx Show, Victor had the opportunity to interview a fascinating woman who has gone from sex trafficking victim to the founder of the nonprofit Stand4Justice. This organization exists to inspire and lead a movement of committed people around he world who will...Read more
Recently, a former sex trafficking victim who has joined us as an intelligence analyst for our counter human trafficking program called “Skull Games” shared her trafficking story with us. We want to share this incredible journey with our readers. We’ve left out some details to guard her privacy. I’m a...Read more
ATP’s Counter Trafficking Team often comes across escort ads highlighting girls we believe are either in the early stages of being trafficked or if over 18, possibly experimenting with prostitution on their own. Recently, we located a young 18-19 year old Ohio woman we will call “J.” We believe “J”...Read more
Recently, Iran launched nearly a dozen Fateh-110 ballistic missiles at targets in Erbil, northern Iraq, close to the United States Consulate compound and a few dozen meters away from where we met with U.S. troops. The attack injured at least two people and caused significant damage to several cars and...Read more
In our last report on what’s really happening in the Middle East, I shared with you the current threat of ISIS and how they are STILL a global threat that our current U.S. administration has been avoiding and pushing to the side. But while most of the conflicts happening in the...Read more
As I mentioned in the first part of this report, there are a number of dangers our troops and allies are currently facing in Iraq, including rocket and missile attacks from Iran. As of now, our administration here in the U.S. has done nothing to stop this. In fact, they have done less than...Read more
As you may know, our All Things Possible team just completed another trip to Iraq and the Middle East. Because of you and your generosity, we were able to accomplish a great amount. In the coming days, I'd like to report on the results of our time there and share...Read more
Come with me to Mosul, a major city in Northern Iraq. That’s where we first met Demouah. She’s an incredible young girl who has experienced a lot of trauma because of war and violence in her city. Yet, because of your love and support of All Things Possible Ministries, she's...Read more
When ISIS demanded a father abandon his home, he refused. They opened fire, striking his young daughter, Jannat. Thankfully, she survived the shooting, but the doctors were unable to save her leg from amputation. Watch our short video story about this brave little girl and see how All Things Possible...Read more
Through all the unrest, Old Glory continued to wave above the Federal Courthouse. Flags getting burned and desecrated on the ground were ok with me as long as we still had one flying proudly. Photo Credit: iStock/Daniel Augustine. It’s been interesting to see some of the responses and reactions to...Read more
All Things Possible went to check out the protests and riots in Portland last summer. A friend of ours is a freelance journalist that usually travels the world covering violence and unrest that seems to be a staple in too many foreign countries. He has had no shortage of work...Read more
This is a very controversial topic today. We live in a culture where both husbands and wives and moms and dads are out in the workforce. For some, it's to support the lifestyle they choose to live and for others they have no other choice. For those who choose to...Read more
A message from Eileen Marx: In Proverbs 1:7 we read: "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge..." Recently, the LORD spoke this to me. It's strong, but so is HE. It's timely, as HE always is. I pray that you receive it as HE would intend for...Read more
Mr. Victor Marx All Things Possible Victor Marx Group Colorado Springs, CO 80920 October 11, 2019 Re: Position on the current situation in Iraq and Syria Right now, the entire region in and around Iraq and Syria is extremely unstable –– and we know ISIS excels in chaos. Relations are...Read more
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