Originally published in the Pine County Courier January 25, 2018 Emilee Franklin Sex trafficking facts may be surprising (Part two in the spotlight on sex trafficking) According to “Mapping the Demand: Sex Buyers in the State of Minnesota,” Executive Summary August 2017, by the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement […]Read more "Sex Trafficking Facts May Be Surprising (Part Two in the Spotlight on Sex Trafficking)"
(Originally published in the Pine County Courier January 18, 2018) Emilee Franklin Community United to Fight Sex Trafficking (Part one in Spotlight on Sex Trafficking) What do health and human services employees, Pine County Sheriff’s Department, Duluth Police Department, judges, school employees, students, survivors and concerned citizens all have in common? On January 10, they […]Read more "Community United to Fight Sex Trafficking – (Part One in the Spotlight on Sex Trafficking)"
Originally published in the Pine County Courier 7.6.17 Emilee Franklin Sexual Assault Allegations are NOT a joke Dear Mr. Cosby, Thank you for your time spent as Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable, named by many as “America’s father”. Cliff Huxtable was a fictional character on the NBC sitcom, The Cosby Show. He was a doctor, […]Read more "Sexual Assault Allegations are NOT a joke"
Emilee Franklin Breaking News: Rape is NEVER the Victims Fault After feelings of frustration, and anger, I finally felt motivated enough to write about a topic that is very dear to me. Recently I have heard or seen individuals blaming victims of sexual assault for their assault. These were individuals who did not know details […]Read more "Breaking News: Rape is NEVER the Victims Fault"
Originally published in the Pine County Courier May 4, 2017 Emilee Franklin Successful year for new WINDOW program In the past year since WINDOW launched their Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program in April 2016, they have responded to 23 sexual assault victims. Eleven of these assaults were in Pine County, nine were in Carlton […]Read more "Successful year for new WINDOW program"
Originally posted in the Pine County Courier April 27, 2017 Emilee Franklin My Story It has been over 730 days, or two years since the night that changed my life changed forever. Since that time I have dealt with anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical symptoms related to my assault of having […]Read more "My Story"