West Philly woman takes on human trafficking with outreach center

Sakinah Love, founder of Redeemed For A Cause.
Photo credit Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A West Philadelphia drop-in center for human trafficking victims is celebrating its one year anniversary. The woman behind it all started the effort out of her own pocket.

"I want to be the voice for the voiceless, and that literally is what we are," said Sakinah Love, founder of Redeemed For A Cause

Once a victim of abuse, Love is passionate about helping those victimized because of trauma, especially women. Her effort to reach out began with a tip a couple years ago.

"We were told that there were strange things going on at a hotel here in West Philly, and we went out there looking for the women and within 10 minutes, we found them," she said.