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The Armory Art Center works with the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches to provide therapeutic art classes to teenaged girls who have been sexually exploited, through its The Art of the Phoenix program. Named after the mythical phoenix because of its regenerative powers, the year-round program began in the fall Twelve to 15 girls meet weekly for an hour and a half with an Armory art therapist, a counselor and sometimes another art teacher, depending on the discipline.
Each eight-week session focuses on a different discipline and ends with the production of an artwork. The classes are planned around themes and issues that students deal with in therapy. The coalition, which is made up of agencies, citizens and non-provider organizations that work to reduce human trafficking, connects the Armory with the girls.
The Armory underwrites all expenses through donations and sponsorships. The Florida Department of Children and Families counted nearly 1, reports of human trafficking statewide ina 54 percent increase from the year.
Florida ranked third in the nationbehind California and Texas, in the of reported cases inaccording to the Polaris Project, a nonprofit based in Washington, D. Sunny beaches, tourism and agriculture make Palm Beach County attractive to human traffickers, Daniels said. For information, call Ellen Vaughan atext. Link to article on Palm Beach Daily News.
West Palm Beach. Armory lunch supports program for teen sex trafficking victims Girls meet weekly for therapeutic art classes By Jan Sjostrom — Daily News Arts Editor The Armory Art Center works with the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches to provide therapeutic art classes to teenaged girls who have been sexually exploited, through its The Art of the Phoenix program.Teen sex West Palm Beach
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Armory lunch supports program for teen sex trafficking victims