About Us  
  Programs & Services  
  Get Involved  
  Learn More  
  Contact Us  
  Out of State Referral  
  Men Breaking Free  

Learn More

  Archived Articles  
  Annual Reports & Brochure  
  Breaking Free in the News  
  Facts and Stats  
  Learn More  
  PSA Campaign  
  10 Reasons for Not Legalizing  


BBC News: Sex trafficking: Lifelong struggle of exploited children

St. Paul Pioneer Press: Trafficked Haitian Kids Need to Break Free

GB Times: Prostitution - Slavery or Service Job?

North Dakota Forum News Service: Trafficked -  The Exploitation Of Women And Girls In The Bakken And Beyond


St. Paul Pioneer Press: Breaking Free Receives $385,000 Bush Foundation Grant

Indian Country Today: Minneapolis Strip Club's Tasteless Thanksgiving Ad Draws Planned Nov. 26 Protest

WCCO News: Sex Trafficking of Teens Subject of New Documentary

St. Paul Pioneer Press: Breaking Free Rally Marches to Remember Victims

Minnesota Women's Press: ERA? It's Time!

ABC Newspapers: Forum Held on Serious Problem of Human Trafficking 

Minnpost: Minnesota "Safe Harbor" Law Serves as Federal Model for Combating Sex Trafficking

Bemidji Pioneer: Breaking "the Life" Cycle: Sex Trafficking Survivor Speaks Out

Star Tribune: Breaking Free’s founder honored as a 2014 CNN Hero

CNN Heroes: Vednita Carter, Helping Women Escape "the Life"

KARE-11 Story on Sex Trafficking Featuring Breaking Free Staff Attorney Noelle Volin

Star Tribune: With $1M State Agency Fights Sex Trafficking of Minors

Minnesota Women's Press: Stop the Demand

Star Tribune: St. Paul Man Gets Record 40-Year Sentence for Sex Trafficking


"Sen Klobuchar Pushes for Federal 'Safe Harbor' Law"- Kare 11 Video Coverage of Breaking Free's Benefit Breakfast 

"Broaden the Fight on Sex Trafficking"- Star Tribune on introducing Minnesota's Safe Harbor Legislation as a Nationwide Initiative

"Sex Trafficking A Problem In Minnesota"- Pioneer Press Coverage of Breaking Free's 2013 Benefit Breakfast

"Saving Bobbi"- Star Tribune 4-Part Series Detailing the Experiences of a Sex Trafficking Victim

"This Strip Club Tour is Not What You Think": Pioneer Press Article Covering Breaking Free's Demand Change Project 2013 Healing Walk/Rall

Minnesota Public Radio News Interview featuring Breaking Free's Nikki Beasley and St Paul Police Sergeant John Bandemer


CNN FreedomProject Ending Modern Day Slavery featuring Breaking Free
Breaking Free was established in October 1996, by Vednita Carter, Founder, as a non-profit organization serving women involved in systems of abuse, exploitation, and prostitution/sex trafficking. In the fall of 2016 Terry Forliti was appointed by Vednita Carter and the Breaking Free Board of Directors as the new Executive Director.Phone: 651-645-6557
Address: P.O. Box 4366, St. Paul, MN 55104