Work with members in your community and make a difference
D. "Rainy" Cannavino
Addiction and clinical trauma therapist & trafficking survivor
Our wonderful Board Members: Todd Hurta, Bob Ray and Cendra Ray.
National Development Director. Austin is in charge of building relationships with all churches in the area, networking and coordinating our fundraising activities.
Modern-day slavery, or human trafficking exists whenever people are bought and sold for forced labor or commercial sex. Around the world, there are an estimated 24 million slaves today. Human sex trafficking has been reported in all 50 states, and the number of people being sex trafficked in the United States is estimated to be 1.5 million people as of today.
We are in the process of building teams and collaborating with others that will walk with a human sex trafficking survivor from the moment they leave the "life," walking alongside for counseling and support, providing them a house to live in and then preparing each person to impact the world as a Thriver. What we are lacking now is a house. See our HealingPlace link for our plans for a housing solution.
Clinical Trauma Therapist, Certified Human Trafficking Investigator, Chaplain, Biker & trauma survivor
those in need
Bikers Against Trafficking is a 501(c)3 non-profit that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the motorcycle community (AND THOSE LIKE MINDED) to combat human sex trafficking by building awareness and providing counseling, resources and hope for survivors.
JOIN US IN BREAKING THE CHAINS
All you have to do is turn on the television or engage in social media (even a little bit) and you will be exposed to the victims of human sexual trafficking. The majority of images that one finds on the internet are those from people caught up in sexual slavery. The media thrives on selling sex by creating a hunger for more things of a sexual nature.
While illegal, human sex trafficking is a booming business. Traffickers recruit out of our schools, churches, online, in shopping malls, as well as the streets and other locations. A large percentage of the people trafficked are women and children. They are the prostituted people on the street and in private homes, and in legitimate businesses such as truck stops, bars and motels. They need to be identified and then we need to come alongside of each one as they move forward towards freedom.
Plus, every time a convention is held there is a rise in human trafficking as people will exploit the innocent at such times and provide the sexual services of those already enslaved.
IT IS TIME WE STAND UP AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND BREAK THE CHAINS OF THOSE ENSLAVED IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING!
Bikers Against Trafficking is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit outreach.
Bikers are invaluable in the fight against this heinous crime. As the eyes and ears of our communities, you are in a unique position to spot traffickers who seek to exploit human beings for their personal gain.
This page has been created to inform bikers (and others) of the basic issues involved in human trafficking and a summary of ways you can help.