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PINC Goes Big in Support of Breaking the Chains

The 50 young professional women of PINC continue to raise their game on behalf of Greater Fresno. On Tuesday, the group presented a $150,000 check to Breaking the Chains, a nonprofit dedicated to combatting ...

Brand’s New Initiative Would Take Out the Trash

Mayor Lee Brand wants to take out the trash. Speaking Wednesday to nearly 900 people at his State of the City address at the convention center, Brand announced an initiative he called Keep Fresno Beautiful. As the name implies, the goal is to pick up tra...
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Kaiser Employees Lift Up Human Trafficking Victims

A bottle of shampoo. A tube of toothpaste. These are simple things that many folks take for granted. "We are incredibly grateful that Kaiser Permanente's employees made this donation to help our young adult ...

Ride Along With Fresno PD As They Take Down a Pimp

The Fresno Police Department, under Police Chief Jerry Dyer, is teaming with District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp to crack down on human trafficking and educate the public that prostitution is not a victimless crime. In addition, local nonprofits such as Breaki...
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Human Trafficking: Go Undercover with Fresno PD

GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi explains the truth behind the crime of human trafficking. In Fresno County alone, an estimated 750 young women each year are forced into prostitution by criminal pimps who contro...
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Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an affront to all of us and a threat to the youth of our community. Breaking the Chains is one of the Fresno-based organization working to end human trafficking. In cooperation with local law enforcement agencies and other partners, Breaki...