Night Angels is a Christian based non-profit organization operating primarily on the streets of Detroit, focusing on outreach efforts to victims of human trafficking. Our core values include, heightening awareness of the problem of human trafficking, providing outreach and assistance to human trafficking victims, advocacy for these victims, and apostleship of teams, providing these awareness and outreach efforts locally, and nationally.
is the illegal trade in human beings, as slaves, for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation or for forced labor. The average cost of a slave around the world is $90.
“On Ramps” of the Human Trafficking “Super Highway”
- Aging out of the foster care system
- Drug use/drug addiction
- Victims of rape or incest
- Unstable home life; runaways
- Drafted in prostitution by spouses, parental figures, pimps, madames, drug dealers, gangs, or others
- Human trafficking is the second largest criminal enterprise next to drugs and arms trading.
- There are an estimated 30 million men, women, and children caught in human trafficking in the world.
- Approximately 600,000 trafficked slaves exist in the United States.
Trafficked Slaves in the Unites States
Detroit is the 2nd largest area for human trafficking in the United states
with its close border, contributes to Human Trafficking in Detroit; many “slaves” being brought via the international waterways.
is a huge “hub” for trafficking, mostly by trucks leaving the Detroit area on I-75 thru truck stops, many of which have become “massage parlors,” adult bookstores, and adult movie viewing places.