The Guardian’s documentary on sex trafficking in the US features LIFT’s work in Worcester

The Guardian’s documentary on sex trafficking in the US features LIFT’s work in Worcester July 15, 2018 The Trap investigates how prisons and jails across the United States have become recruiting grounds for human traffickers, who are targeting incarcerated women and trafficking them out of correctional facilities and into pimp-controlled […]

The Guardian’s article on America’s outcasts: the women trapped in a cruel cycle of exploitation

The Guardian magazine exposes the deadly sex trafficking in US prisons July 15, 2018 A landmark Guardian investigation, produced over 18 months, examines how US sex traffickers recruit jailed women for prostitution. The work culminated in a documentary, The Trap, which exposes the systematic pattern of grooming and recruitment of […]

The Guardian magazine exposes the deadly sex trafficking in US prisons

The Guardian magazine exposes the deadly sex trafficking in US prisons July 15, 2018 A landmark Guardian investigation, produced over 18 months, examines how US sex traffickers recruit jailed women for prostitution. The work culminated in a documentary, The Trap, which exposes the systematic pattern of grooming and recruitment of […]

Glamour Magazine Features LIFT CEO, Nikki Bell (09/2017)

Glamour Magazine Features LIFT CEO, Nikki Bell (09/2017) June 28, 2018 In September 2017, Glamour Magazine ran a special report entitled “Women and Opioids: Inside the Deadliest Drug Epidemic in American History” that features LIFT’s CEO, Nicole “Nikki” Bell. In it, Nikki shares her history of trauma, addiction, prostitution, and […]

Human Trafficking Survivor Nikki Bell Interview on WGBY

Human Trafficking Survivor Nikki Bell Interview on WGBY By WGBY May 29, 2018 / Original Link Nikki Bell is a wife, mother, and human trafficking survivor. Human trafficking is an area of concern not only in Western Massachusetts, but across the country. According to the Department of Homeland Security, traffickers […]

New nonprofit seeks treatment for victims of prostitution, drugs (T&G 4/22/2017)

New nonprofit seeks treatment for victims of prostitution, drugs (T&G 4/22/2017) WORCESTER – 36-year-old Nicole M. Bell looks every inch the professional, hair neatly pulled back, a smart blouse and black skirt over sensible shoes. Ms. Bell indeed has become a leader in the city’s nonprofit realm, founding Living In […]

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