Ahead Of The Albany Session, Sex Worker Bill Faces Opposition From Bronx Advocate, By

Sha-Nia Alston and David Cruz

The CEO/Founder of Freedom Youth was published in the Norwood News Vol 33, No 1 Published by Mosholu Preservation Corporation January 2-15, 2020. Mrs. Riley Brought up concerns about the bill to decriminalize prostitution and the dangers of a rise on peer to peer recruitment as it applies to human trafficking and prostitution of youth.

Freedom Youth News 

Non-Profit Membership 

November 19, 2019

 I am proud to announce Freedom Youth LLC received its first nonprofit membership and we couldn't have asked for a better non-profit organization than, The National Coalition Of 100 Black Women Manhattan Chapter. NCBW have been advocating for health, education, and economic empowerment of black women since the 1970's and the women of NCBW Manhattan are dedicated to honoring just that. Its effective role model projects and its association with grass-roots community activity has gained them both national and local recognition from news media. We are more than excited to join in alliance and  collaborate along side this organization!

Arts Advocacy- Change Agents

November 18, 2019

It Is always a joy to see youth take a stand and become agents of change. The youth in this picture are conducting human trafficking surveys to see what their peers know about human trafficking and spreading awareness about the topic while sharing ways to remain safe.  Great Job arts advocacy team!

 Arts Advocacy Participants attended Girls & Femmes Glow Extravaganza 

October 24, 2019

Freedom Youth Arts Advocacy Program participants attended the Femme Girls Glow-Up event hosted by Credible Messenger Justice Center.  At the event, Founder/CEO Monique Riley participated in an interactive panel that focuses on female empowerment. 

Freedom Youth Featured On Union Health Community Center Live Segment. 

October 18, 2019

The CEO and Founder Monique Ferguson-Riley of Freedom Youth LLC was honored to have been a part of Union Community Health Center Live segment; She spoke on sibling domestic violence and teen dating violence and how the two may play a major role in teens getting involved in human trafficking.

Freedom Youth's 1st Annual Youth Summit-The Power in Us 

August 9, 2019  

The Power in Us Youth Summit was an exciting day of entertainment, education and fun for the 200 students in attendance. We are excited that the event was such a great success and look forward to next years summit. 

Freedom Youth Featured on BronxNet Television's OPEN with Dr. Bob Lee 

May 10th, 2019 

BronxNet's Open host Dr. Bob Lee sat down with Freedom Youth LLC to discuss their youth programs in the Bronx and their upcoming E.N.O.U.G.H. Human Trafficking Rally.

NYPD Explorer Program Trafficking Workshops with Freedom Youth 

February 25, 2019

Freedom Youth had the opportunity to facilitate a series of human trafficking awareness workshops throughout the Bronx with NYPD Explorer Program participants.