Author: Crysta Price

Founder and CEO

Longer Prison Sentences for Nebraska Traffickers Advances


About 900 people are sold for sex each month in Nebraska, according to a report from the Human Trafficking Initiative. Creighton University researchers who analyzed postings on a Craigslist-like website used to sell sex found advertisements for every community along Interstate 80 in the state.

Sex trafficking widespread in Nebraska; no ZIP code is immune

To gauge the scope of sex trafficking across Nebraska and identify effective policy solutions, the Human Trafficking Initiative (HTI), supported by the Women’s Fund of Omaha and funded by The Sherwood Foundation, conducted focused research through Creighton University’s Heider College of Business.