Living In Freedom Together (LIFT) is a survivor-led organization working to end prostitution and empower individuals to exit and recover from the impacts of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE). We raise community awareness through our advocacy work and provide support and resources to individuals through community outreach services.
We envision a society where survivors are no longer shunned, but valued as equal members of the community. Where they are partners in their recovery and their choices are honored. We envision a community educated on the realities of the sex trade, where organizations and community members work together to end prostitution. LIFT is dedicated to fulfilling this vision through our programs, partnerships, and advocacy.
LIFT works to end prostitution by shrinking the harmful sex trade. The best way to do this is by addressing and closing entry ramps into the life – such as poverty, child abuse, and the broken foster care system – while improving and increasing exit ramps like crisis centers, clearing prostitution charges from records, supporting access to education and job opportunities, and improved child welfare systems.