Richmond Justice Initiative Honors Henrico County Prosecutor

From Richmond Justice Initiative: RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond Justice Initiative hosted a reception for its organization Saturday evening in the home of Amy and Steven Williams, partner with McGuire Woods LLP. Richmond Justice Initiative awarded the Assistant Commonwealth Attorney of Henrico, Mike Feinmel, with its Freedom Maker Award. Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman, an advisory board member for Richmond Justice Initiative, […]

Richmond Justice Initiative: Partnerships and Giving to a Cause

By Alisa Feliciano | RJI Volunteer Richmond Justice Initiative is a faith-based organization. We value prayer as our recognition of our complete dependence on God. We believe in His provision, making way for all of our needs, in order to do the work of justice He has called us to. We are thankful for many […]

Richmond Justice Initiative Joins National Educator Organization

Anti-human trafficking organization Richmond Justice Initiative has joined the National Educators to Stop Trafficking, a national organization that’s mission is to administer educational materials on human trafficking prevention to America’s schools and youth organizations. NEST aims to empower America’s youth with the knowledge and skills to put an end to sex trafficking and gender-based violence. […]

Richmond Justice Initiative Helps Fight Human Trafficking

By Shelby Mertens, Virginia Free Citizen 29.8 million people worldwide live in modern slavery, the highest number ever recorded in history, according to the Global Slavery Index in 2013. While many may think human trafficking only exists in far off places in Asia or the Middle East, in reality, men, women and children are forced […]

FBI Richmond, Local Law Enforcement Partner in National Operation Against Child Sex Trafficking

The FBI’s national weeklong Operation Cross Country VIII resulted in the recovery of 168 victims of child sex trafficking across America, in what the FBI says is the country’s largest law enforcement action against child sex trafficking. Virginia’s FBI offices in Richmond and Norfolk participated in the program along with 104 other U.S. cities. Operation […]