Between 25 and 40 million people are victims of human trafficking across the globe. This includes millions of children who are enslaved in sex trafficking.

Click the image above to watch an interview with Lacey Libbey on the importance of combatting child sex trafficking in Alaska.

On July 30 the Alaska Watchman attended a rally in downtown Wasilla that aimed to raise awareness about how to fight human trafficking locally, especially child sex trafficking.

In this interview, rally organizer Lacey Libbey talks about some of the challenges facing Alaska. In particular the gathering aimed to raise support for My House, a nonprofit that serves Alaskans ages 14 to 24 who are at risk due to homelessness. This population is among the most vulnerable to human trafficking.

Click here to view the interview.

Mat-Su rally urges Alaskans to fight child sex trafficking

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • Jen says:

    Defund Office of Children Services and Child Protective Services, and our corrupt court system,Then. They are the leading culprits for child trafficking.

    • Jen says:

      Think 10x before mandatory reporting your family member and neighbor for what you call child neglect, abuse, and endangerment to police who then turn over the child to OCS/CPS and the court systems. YOU are more likely the neighbor they need to assist them change their behavior through Christ even if You volunteer your time to regular babysit their child, so the parent is blessed stressed and the child has a bigger community other than their dysfunctional parent.

  • Herman Nelson says:

    Fixable- start dirt napping Russians and eastern Europeans in the valley. They brought their “old world” ways of making a living with them.

  • Proud Alaskan says:

    Sick people the traffickers and the abusers

  • Dayglow says:

    Don’t believe this stuff and if it does happen, where are the parents and why aren’t they being held accountable or prosecuted? Just another wild sick conspiracy that’s not true.