Human Trafficking in San Diego
Aug 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Summer Stephan
Human Trafficking in San Diego


District Attorney Summer Stephan has devoted her life to protecting children and families and providing justice to the voiceless and most vulnerable. She is a national leader in the fight against sexual exploitation and human trafficking, who has served as a Deputy District Attorney in San Diego County for 28 years.

San Diego was identified by the FBI as of the top 13 high intensity child prostitution areas.


What is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where perpetrators profit from the sexual exploitation and/or forced labor of men, women and children. It is a violation of basic human rights, and it is also a crime as defined by U.S. federal law and California state law.