Frontline Response

formerly Atlanta Dream Center 

In the 21st century, far too many people are trapped in the darkness of sex trafficking and homelessness. Frontline Response, a Christian-based non-profit headquartered in the heart of Atlanta, serves on the frontlines every day rescuing men and women out of sex trafficking and homelessness; and preventing the most vulnerable in society, our children, from falling victim.

 

Founded in 2003 by Pastor Paul Palmer and his wife Patty, Atlanta Dream Center originally began with a heart for the frontlines – always to seek a need and meet it. Since incorporating in 2010, the now called Frontline Response has assisted nearly 1,500 victims out of sex trafficking and transitioned over 1,000 men, women, and children out of homelessness. In 2018, the organization added youth prevention to its mission and has provided prevention programming to more than 600 youth facing adversity in overlooked communities throughout Metro Atlanta.

Frontline Response has developed a prototype for outreach, rescue, and emergency safe housing in the fight against sex trafficking that is sought after nationally. The organization has provided training to law enforcement, fire departments, emergency rooms, and judges; has helped lead anti-trafficking efforts around large events including Super Bowls and NASCAR; and has advocated for state legislative and policy changes that have seen Georgia rise from the grade of a “C” to having the 4th best laws in the nation, according to Shared Hope International. Frontline Response holds a Platinum Level ranking from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, and serves under the leadership of an 11-member Board of Directors comprised of business leaders throughout greater Atlanta.

Out of Darkness

Out of Darkness is the anti-trafficking ministry of Frontline Response. 

In the 21st century, far too many people are trapped in the darkness of sex trafficking.

Without a path towards freedom, many of these individuals will die without ever knowing they are loved.

 

Out of Darkness is on the frontlines every day rescuing these individuals.

When people are rescued out of sex trafficking, they can begin to walk out God’s purpose for their lives and become a beacon of light for others.

Commercial exploitation may take the form of stripping, pornography, survival sex, prostitution, or sex trafficking.

 

As early as 2006, human trafficking was already the second largest criminal enterprise

in the world (2nd only to the drug trade) and is the fastest growing.

 

We must devote the same, if not MORE, energy and resources as the traffickers do

in stopping this exploitation; seeing as they devote 100% of their efforts to this "industry" while continuing to net billions of dollars each year at the physical, emotional and spiritual expense of these women.

 

Our precious girls, boys, and women are NOT commodities to be bought or sold.

 

We are excited about you joining the fight!

Resources

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The following is a partial list of books, documentaries and  Hollywood films 

that may be helpful in understanding the commercial sex industry. 

         Books:

  • Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd

  • Not For Sale by David Batstone

  • On the Threshold of Hope by Diane Langberg

  • Paid For: My Journey through Prostitution by Rachel Moran

  • From Rubble to Royalty by Tammy Kennedy

  • Terrify No More by Gary Haugen

  • The White Umbrella by Mary Frances Bowley

  • Fierce Compassion by Kathryn and Kristin Wong

  • God in a Brothel by Daniel Walker

  • A League of Dangerous Women by Mary Frances Bowley

  • The Good News About Injustice by Gary Haugen

  • The Johns by Victor Malarek

  • The Natashas by Victor Malarek

  • Sold by Patricia McCormack

  • Rescuing Hope by Susan Norris

       Documentaries:

       Hollywood films:

Contact Information:

Phone:  478.230.7746  

Email:  middlega@outofdarkness.org

Mail:  P. O. Box 8987 Warner Robins, GA 31095

©2021 by Out of Darkness Middle Georgia

Out of Darkness Middle Georgia is a chapter of the anti-trafficking ministry of Frontline Response, formerly Atlanta Dream Center, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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