Holly Smith brings her unique perspective, and strong voice, to aid victims and inform policy makers about the endemic cycle of sexual abuse and trafficking worldwide.
The Gray Haven Project partners with community businesses and organizations in order to provide services to victims of human trafficking. Learn more about how you can help in their mission. Published 6:15 p.m. January 8, 2013 - Comments
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Whether you’re signing up for a 5K fundraiser or mailing an end-of-the-year donation, be sure to do some homework on the person or organization you’re looking to support. Published 12:52 p.m. December 27, 2012 - Comments
U.N. Ambassador Mira Sorvino, speaks at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Fall Forum in support of several anti-human trafficking laws.. Published 9:20 a.m. December 19, 2012 - Comments
Virginia-based nonprofit, Richmond Justice Initiative, creates a curriculum to teach students about human trafficking. The Prevention Project is a 9-week academic course geared to middle and high school kids. Published 7:13 p.m. December 4, 2012 - Comments
The Life tells the story of sex trafficking "This man, who turned out to be a top-ranking member of a sex trafficking ring, forced the 14-year-old girl into a life of prostitution. That girl was me." Published 12:09 p.m. October 23, 2012 - Comments
Holly is a survivor of child sex trafficking and an advocate against all forms of human trafficking. In order to raise awareness about human trafficking, Holly has appeared on the Dr. Oz show and has been featured in Cosmopolitan magazine ...Read More
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Holly is a survivor of child sex trafficking and an advocate against all forms of human trafficking. In order to raise awareness about human trafficking, Holly has appeared on the Dr. Oz show and has been featured in Cosmopolitan magazine. Holly is requested on a regular basis to provide testimony and input to law enforcement officials, social service providers, human trafficking task forces, legislators, educators, and journalists.
Holly was the keynote speaker for the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT, an event hosted by the United States Department of Justice. Holly works with survivors and anti-human trafficking organizations across the country.
When she isn't speaking, Holly is working on an academic book about trafficking, which is under contract with Palgrave-Macmillan and slated for publication in 2014. Holly earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a Minor in Writing from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She currently lives in Richmond, VA with her husband, Ben, and their Miniature Schnauzer, Tonka. A recently-released film titled Finding Faith portrays portions of Holly’s story.