The Social Architecture of a Sex Trafficking Case

Before police swarmed the basement, herding three crying women into a living room, before the building was painted as a “house of ill fame” by the city of Chicago, before the house became a place where men in their work uniforms came to fulfill their “VIP fantasies,” it was a simple family home.


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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris