Category Archives: Strategy & Behind the Scenes

Be the Change: Jeff Crouse

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It’s Personal

It’s bound to happen. We read the numbers: 400,000 boys worldwide and 10,000 boys in the Dominican Republic. The news ticker tells about another ring that is busted. We hear of another city where sex trafficking is on the rise. After … Continue reading

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Abuela

The social services agency that oversees our Dominican Republic home requires an adult to sleep in the boys’ bedroom each night. Considering the abuse our boys have experienced, an adult male isn’t appropriate in that role for Blackbox. So, after … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know About Sex-Trafficked Boys

1. It happens! You may not like to think about sex trafficking or even acknowledge that it happens, but it does. Pretending and ignoring won’t change the truth. Once you know, you can’t un-know. Now, the question is yours to … Continue reading

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Hope, Healing and Art

When it comes to helping boys rescued from sex trafficking, counseling is key. The Blackbox team of professional therapists–Jeremey Wolfe, Peter Buckland, Whitney Nobis and others overseas–designed the first therapeutic curriculum for trafficked boys. They chose Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral … Continue reading

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Quit Feeling Helpless

When I hear the numbers, I get overwhelmed in a hurry. 400,000 boys are victims of sex trafficking. 60% of tourism to Costa Rica is connected to the sex industry. 15,000 boys are being trafficked in the Dominican Republic. Some … Continue reading

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Some Realities

His group was there to construct a church building for the people of that country. By day, he mixed concrete and labored long hours in the hot Central American sun. But in the evenings, Jeremey’s group taxied into the city, hoping … Continue reading

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