180 Degrees

For 50 years, 180 Degrees has helped Minnesota youth and adults break the cycle of trauma created by poverty, racism, mass incarceration, homelessness and exploitation—offering the tools and support to help build stronger, brighter, more resilient communities. 

Minnesota Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW)

The MMIW task force brings together tribal representatives to uncover the causes of violence against Native women and girls and to provide lawmakers and law enforcement with policy recommendations related to the crisis.


Polaris works to reshape the systems that allow for sex and labor trafficking in North America and operates the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Safe Harbor

In the past, if you were under the age of 18 and engaging in prostitution, Minnesota law treated you as a juvenile delinquent and prosecuted you as a criminal. Now, young who engage in prostitution or survival sex are seen as victims and survivors (not criminals) and are entitled to shelter and services. Recent changes […]

The Link

The Link works with youth and young families to overcome the impacts of poverty and social injustice.

Men As Peacemakers

Men As Peacemakers is an organization that aims to end violence against women and children. Specifically, MAP focuses on preventing sexual assault, dating violence, and domestic violence perpetrated against women, girls, and boys.

Breaking Free

Every year, Breaking Free helps hundreds of women escape sex trafficking and prostitution through direct services. Breaking Free provides housing, advocacy, intensive education programs, support, and hope to survivors and addresses the demand through Men Breaking Free, a restorative justice program for purchasers of sex.