The Hue Jackson Foundation is committed to empowering children, teens, and adults through awareness, education and prevention of Human Trafficking while assisting survivors and their families in their journey through recovery and survivorship.
Hue Jackson, and his wife, Michelle, created the Hue Jackson Foundation in 2017 and are impassioned and dedicated to: engaging every major sports industry in developing awareness campaigns and anti-human trafficking policies and procedures; the development of educational programs; software and multi-platform technology development; and supporting non-profit organizations that embolden and offer hope to all victims of Human Trafficking.
HUE JACKSON RECEIVES THE 2019 HARVARD GLOBAL HEALTH CATALYST MENTAL HUMANITARIAN AWARD
This year's award recognizes The Hue Jackson Foundation's dedication to awareness, education, and prevention of human trafficking with a commitment to supporting survivors and affected families through the multiple layers of recovery, including significant mental health support.
CAUGHT IN COLUMBUS
“Caught in Columbus” is a short documentary examining the issue of human trafficking in Columbus, and the rise of CATCH Court, a pioneering, specialized legal docket aimed at restoring the lives of the women who have become trafficking victims.
NON-GOVERNMENTAL ANTI-SLAVERY ORGANIZATIONS
Human trafficking, at its core, is a mental health crisis. In the world today, it is estimated that there are between 20 million and 40 million people in modern slavery globally, while 50,000 people are reportedly trafficked into the United States alone each year.
In 2017, Hue Jackson and his wife, Michelle, decided to draw upon personal experience, dedication, and passion to not only do something to affect change towards combating human trafficking, but they also embarked on a mission to do more and founded the Hue Jackson Foundation.
The primary goals of the Hue Jackson Foundation are established in education and action. Not only does the foundation provide training and speaking engagements to educate the community on how to recognize human trafficking, avoid it, and assist those who have been impacted by it, they have used their resources through a network of supporting agencies and law enforcement to assist in the recovery of individuals who have gone missing and may or may not be a known or at risk victim of human trafficking.