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Putting Human Trafficking Out of Business

Over the course of the two-hour meeting, the telephone rang no less than 30 times. No one picked up, but the message was clear: San Diego has a problem. The callers—many of whom were just starting their workday—were trying to solicit sex from a minor. For Marjorie Saylor, a survivor-turned-advocate, the sound was a sobering [...]

By | 2018-01-11T14:54:49+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States|

Breastfeeding Takes A Community

On August 1, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) kicked off World Breastfeeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month with a clear message: “Breastfeeding is not a one-woman job.” At Project Concern International (PCI), that sentiment has long been echoed in both the organization’s policies and programs, which seek to create a culture of support [...]

Fighting Human Trafficking Together

It’s easy to think about human trafficking as something that would only occur in far-off countries, but it’s also happening right here in our communities. Earlier this year, Project Concern International (PCI) worked with a law enforcement task force and other local nonprofits to help fight human trafficking in California. Operation Reclaim and Rebuild used [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:21:17+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States|

San Diego Family Beats Cancer Twice

Never bet against Angelica Foster. Staff from Project Concern International (PCI) first met the San Diego mother in 2010. At the time, she was pregnant and raising two children alone—eager to reset her life after a painful separation. “Angelica faced many challenges and barriers, but I believe she had the determination to move on,” said [...]