August 31, 2013 ⎪ Article
[LA Times] The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County
Jessica Midkiff is now in college while working as a consultant for county probation, where she shares her story with girls who live in the hell she once lived in. When she'd finally had enough, after more than a dozen arrests for prostitution-related offenses, she got help from the Mary Magdalene Project, a Van Nuys nonprofit that helps exploited women start new lives...By Steve Lopez
June 7, 2013 ⎪ Video Article
[Video] MMP Survivor turn Staff Member Speaks Out
Brought to you by CHIME FOR CHANGE, JESSICA'S STORY by Libby Spears profiles Jessica as she shares her story of being sex trafficked as a child. Artist Lydiaemily Archibald paints a large mural in Los Angeles's infamous Skid Row to capture Jessica's spirit and resilience.
MMP Survivor turn Staff Member, Jessica speaks out about her journey through commercial sexual exploitation.
May 29, 2013 ⎪ Article
[NBC] Survivor of Sex Trafficking Speaks Out as Battle Against Crimes Continues
Just 1 percent of the 300,000 U.S. victims of sex trafficking are rescued. Survivor Jessica Midkiff is among those few, and now works as a mentor for nonprofit groups that helped her recover as the county continues fighting the crime that often ensnares children. Hetty Chang reports for the NBC4 News