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Community leaders march against trafficking in Compton, CA

Hundreds march from Compton, CA to Lynwood, CA against trafficking of children (photo: @MRTempower)

Hundreds march from Compton, CA to Lynwood, CA against trafficking of children (photo: @MRTempower/November 21, 2013)

Hundreds of residents from the cities of Compton and Lynwood marched against sex trafficking of children along Long Beach Blvd. on Thursday, November 21, 2013.  L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Compton councilwoman Janna Zurita, State Assembly candidate and current Long Beach councilman Steve Neal, community activists Najee Ali and Compton NAACP President Paulette Simpson Gipson and many other community leaders joined the residents to put the child traffickers on notice “Our Children are NOT for Sale“!

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas addresses the crowd against trafficking of children. (photo: Najee Ali/November 21, 2013)

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas addresses the crowd against trafficking of children. (photo: Najee Ali/November 21, 2013)

Areva Martin of the Special Needs Network and Compton Mayor Aja Brown (Najee Ali/November 21, 2013)

Areva Martin of the Special Needs Network and Compton Mayor Aja Brown (photo: Najee Ali/November 21, 2013)


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