Meet the advocates who help trafficking victims rebuild their lives
Trafficking victims in Fresno can turn to a network of advocates in the Central Valley who can help them find emergency shelter, counseling, long-term programs and even host makeover events. Melissa Gomez of the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commi
A meeting of legal leaders and advocates Tuesday announced that the new juvenile trafficking court will open on Jan. 19. The group also heard a presentation about the trafficking court’s online dashboard, modeled after the one currently in use in
Sgt. Curt Chastain and detectives from the Fresno Police Department execute an undercover operation to get a young human trafficking victim off the streets. Chastain explains how the department's philosophy has changed since he began his career.
Stacey Gonzales, whose daughter Janessa Ramirez, 9, was killed in the crossfire of a gang shooting in 2015, speaks on how she can forgive her daughter's killer, Brian Cook, who was sentenced for the crime last week.