Get In The Fight

Help End Child Exploitation And Trafficking

Thousands of children are preyed upon and held captive for sex and slave labor daily. These precious lives need your voice and help. Attend this summit and sign up for training to get the facts and learn the truth about the crisis of child exploitation and trafficking in America.


Florida Fall Training

Programs For Parents And Professionals

Sarasota Fairgrounds Ken Clark Building | Free Parking

Jo Lembo

October 5, 2023, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Parents and Caring Adults Program

Parents and caring adults are a child’s first line of defense against exploitation and trafficking. This program is recommended for parents and caring adults of youth ages 9 through 19. You will learn what grooming is, the traits of groomers, what personality behaviors in your children to watch for if you suspect your child is being groomed, and how to raise a responsible digital citizen.

Instructor: Jo Lembo, National Child Sexual Exploitation Trainer
Fee: $15 | Refreshments Included

Jo Lembo trains a national team of volunteers to share with their audiences how to impact the issues that endanger children and address the hidden reality of juvenile sex trafficking. Her emphasis is on no matter how small the action, everyone can have a role in protecting children from exploitation.

Nick Lembo

October 6, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Pitfalls of Pornography Program

This training seminar addresses the dangers of pornography, the proliferation of online pornography websites, and how pornography is an entry point for child predators. Attendees will gain an understanding of the causes and solutions to sexual exploitation. They will see how pornography usage takes a dangerous step toward purchasing sex with women and children. This session investigates normalized beliefs in buyers which are the driving factors as to why men feel free to purchase sex. The training seminar will explain the subject of demand and its impact on reducing sex buying.

Instructor: Nick Lembo, Subject Matter Expert/Trainer on the Impact of Pornography on Sex Buying
Fee: $15 | Box Lunch Included

Nick Lembo has been involved in fighting sex trafficking for over 10 years.  He is an Emeritus Board Member of Shared Hope International and a founding Board Member of the Rebecca Bender Initiative and founding Board Member of another survivor-led organization The Genesis Project. Currently his focus has been to reduce demand which he believes will help stop this heinous issue in our nation. He has a personal understanding regarding the buying habits of men as he has interacted with hundreds of sex buyers during the last seven years.  

November 6-11, 2023
Association for the Recovery of Children (ARC)
Fight Child Sex Trafficking Comprehensive Equipping Course

This six-day comprehensive program will equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to combat sex trafficking effectively in the areas of prevention, intervention, rescue, advocacy, or direct services to victims/survivors.

Instructors: Bazzel Baz, ARC Founder and President and Tina Baz, ARC Human Trafficking Program Director