News & Updates
In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and in response to increased requests for school trainings, our office hosted a #RelationshipGoals Teen Summit in February to teach D.C. students healthy relationship habits.
Everyone deserves healthy, happy, and safe relationships. Yet in 2019, one in ten District high school students experienced physical violence from someone they were dating.
Since 2004, the D.C. Human Trafficking Task Force has brought together a diverse group of stakeholders to fight human trafficking, the heinous crime where victims are forced to engage in labor or commercial sexual exploitation.
In a big win for District workers, our office announced that Power Design—a major electrical contractor—will pay $2.75 million to resolve a wage theft and worker misclassification case.
Sex traffickers can target anyone, a friend or a family member, and children are most at risk. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about sex trafficking.