New Documentary – Tanya Street in “In Plain Sight: Human Trafficking”
Recently Tanya Street participated in this three part series with Cox Creative Services, bringing you a surprising documentary focusing on Human Trafficking in Virginia. This documentary includes interviews from a survivor, a Congressman, Police Detectives focused on the issue, and advocates fighting it daily. We hope this comprehensive investigation alerts the public on the dangers, the warning signs, and what to do to help prevent our children and fellow adults from falling into the trap of this horrific crime.
WAVY 10 – Tanya Street joins Police for forum in Newport News
Tanya Street joined Newport News officials on Thursday to discuss ways to recognize and combat the rising crime. Here’s the report from Wavy 10.
Tanya Street interviewed on News Channel 3 investigation: Human sex trafficking in Hampton Roads
Tanya Street speaks to News Channel 3 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, about her work to help victims and educate people in the community about human sex trafficking. Click here to watch the video!
Interview with Tanya Street on WKQA Radio
Tanya Street told her story to listeners of the “Breakfast with Bacon” morning show on AM 1110 WKQA Radio in Virginia earlier this month. You can listen to the recording of this interview now. Click Here to Listen to this Interview!
Explosing Human Trafficking in Hampton Roads
Style Weekly interviews Tanya Street
Richmond’s Style Weekly interviewed Tanya Street for their article, “Prisoner’s Among Us.” Click here to read the article.
Human Trafficking a Growing Problem – WAVY TV 10
Tanya Street speaks to WAVY 10 about Human Trafficking in hopes of saving others. Street told WAVY.com it happens to good girls more often then you think. She met the man who would become her pimp on a blind date. She says the man treated her like a queen and they dated for months and even started planning a life together.
“Of course [I wouldn’t have been with him] had I known up front,” Street said. “If he were to say, ‘Hey I’m a pimp would you like to come work for me?’ No, but he gained my trust he gained my love he played his role and I played right into it.”
Church Women United Hear Call to End Human Trafficking
In fact, on a scale of one to 10, with one being the worst, Virginia ranks sixth in the nation in the incidents of human trafficking, according to Tanya Street, a board member of the Virginia Beach Justice Initiative (VBJI).”