February 27th, 2017| Posted by Wendy Ward| 2 Comments
A very special thank you to the California Massage Therapy Council for supporting this event and the fight against human trafficking!
The mission of the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) is to protect the public by certifying massage professionals in California that meet the requirements in the law and approving massage programs that meet the minimum standards for training and curriculum. CAMTC assists law enforcement in meeting their duty to maintain the highest standards of conduct... [more]
A core part of Journey Out’s programming that allows us to carry out our mission of “helping victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking leave a life of abuse and violence, overcome their fears, and empower them to reach their full potential and achieve their goals”, is our Street Outreach operations; where staff and volunteers drive prostitution tracks throughout Los Angeles County and hand out information about services available to victims, as well as... [more]
Journey Out cordially invites you to attend our Inaugural Visionaries for Freedom Awards Ceremony. Honoree, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim Mc Donnell, will be giving the Keynote address.
The Awards ceremony will be taking place on Friday March 24th from 11AM – 2PM. It is being held at The California Community Foundation's Joan Palevsky Center, located at 281 South Figueroa Street Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Through this ceremony we hope to: (1) Advocate... [more]
November 16th, 2015| Posted by Wendy Ward| 1 Comment
THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our 2015 Awareness Walk & 5K Run -- your generosity supports programs and services for victims and survivors of human sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. We hope you will join us again next year!
July 9th, 2015| Posted by Maureen Finan| 8 Comments
Mary Magdalene Project announces new name and partners with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office to rebuild the lives of child victims of sex traffickers -- Mary Magdalene Project is now Journey Out.
(Van Nuys, CA)--According to a recent publication from youthlaw.org, the Los Angeles metropolitan area is among the top three High Intensity Child Prostitution areas in the nation as identified by the FBI. In 2010 in Los Angeles, 174 girls were arrested for prostitution-related... [more]
For more than 30 years, Mary Magdalene Project has helped women and girls escape the abuse and violence of commercial sexual exploitation. We remain committed to this mission. Our name change signifies our expanding role as leaders in the fight against commercial sexual exploitation of victims in supporting their “journey out” of a life of abuse and violence.
Journey Out is a tenacious organization with a big heart, and... [more]