Hundreds of thousands of American children are sex trafficked every year. SURVIVOR IDENTIFICATION IS AT 1%.

Employee engagement is critical to eradicating trafficking. Join the LEADERS IN FREEDOM, socially responsible companies equipping employees to spot, report, & prevent trafficking.


Leader in Freedom Certification Benefits

Our Full Suite of Support to Companies Stepping Up For Freedom

  • Press Release to 20+ Nationally Recognized Corporate Social Responsibility Publications
  • Branded, Custom-Built, SCORM-Compliant 30-min Online Employee Learning Module
  • Internal Communications Templates for Managers & Front-line Employees
  • Print & Online License to Display "Leader in Freedom" Certification Badge
  • On-Watch Podcast Interview with Safe House Project CEO Kristi Wells
  • "Top 100 Leaders in Freedom" Email and Web Recognition to 20k+ Monthly Audience

Corporate Social Responsibility As It Should Be 🚀

As a Certified Leader in Freedom, Your Organization Can Expect:


Define a crystal clear moral imperative that every frontline employee can support in their day-to-day.


Top experts in the fight against human trafficking to guide and endorse your efforts.


Build alliances with likeminded organizations forming the vanguard of a movement for freedom.


Equip employees with the skills they need to spot the indicators of human trafficking specific to their work environments and submit a report to local law enforcement and the national human trafficking hotline.

What's In The Online Training? 🎥

Scale of the Problem

Modern Day Slavery Is Everywhere, It's Awful, but It IS Solvable If We Work Together

Signs You Might See

How to Spot Reportable Trafficking Observations (RTOs) in Your Workday

Script for Reporting

Exactly Who to Call and What To Say When You See an RTO During Your Workday

The Research Is Clear

Alignment between employees and the companies they work for regarding CSR activities that aim to eradicate human trafficking results in higher employee engagement via work meaningfulness.

Afsar, Bilal, Basheer Al‐Ghazali, and Waheed Umrani. "Corporate Social Responsibility, Work Meaningfulness, and Employee Engagement: The Joint Moderating Effects of Incremental Moral Belief and Moral Identity Centrality." Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 27, no. 3 (2020): 1264-278.

Proper attention on engagement strategies will increase organizational effectiveness in terms of higher productivity, profits, quality, customer satisfaction, employee retention and increased adaptability. Engaged teams have lower turnover, 21% greater profitability, 17% higher productivity and 10% higher customer ratings than disengaged teams.

Sundaray, Bijaya Kumar. "Employee Engagement: A Driver of Organizational Effectiveness." European Journal of Business and Management.; above cited Gallup 2016 study.

The mediating mechanism of organizational identity and the moderating condition of moral identity work together to improve organizational effectiveness as measured by turnover intention, in-role job performance, and helping behavior.

Wang, Wei, Ying Fu, Huiqing Qiu, James H. Moore, and Zhongming Wang. "Corporate Social Responsibility and Employee Outcomes: A Moderated Mediation Model of Organizational Identification and Moral Identity." Frontiers in Psychology 8 (2017).

Internalized and symbolic CSR activities--such as a compelling training on how to spot and report the signs of child sex trafficking-- can have a positive impact on employees’ workplace experience and turnover intention.

Singhapakdi, Anusorn, Dong-Jin Lee, M. Joseph Sirgy, Hyuntak Roh, Kalayanee Senasu, and Grace B. Yu. "Effects of Perceived Organizational CSR Value and Employee Moral Identity on Job Satisfaction: A Study of Business Organizations in Thailand." Asian Journal of Business Ethics 8, no. 1 (2019): 53-72.

Your Path to Being a Leader In Freedom

1. Speak With Our Team

We'll discuss how a Leader In Freedom Certification can help you achieve your CSR goals.

2. Train Your Workforce

Train your front line employees to spot and report the signs of human trafficking.

3. Celebrate the Lives Saved

Experience the fulfillment that comes from knowing your company is a leader in freedom.

What Makes the Safe House Project Different?

This one-of-a-kind CSR strategy was created by founders Kristi Wells (CEO) and Brittany Dunn (COO).

The heart behind the certification? Showing that shining a light on a dark issue really does pay in business.

🎉 What Leaders in Freedom Are Saying

“The genius of this program is that it activates the hearts of our employees to apply the values we already espouse in ways that help the world for a higher purpose.”

Tom, Pest Control CEO

“I've never seen an employee response that even comes close to what I've seen with the Safe House Project training. Our guards have truly found a deeper purpose in their work.”

Rod, Private Security CHRO

“Corporate social responsibility as it was really meant to be. Turns the 8-hour workday of the average employee into a force for real world change.”

Rose, Telecom CPO

Take the Next Step in Becoming a Leader in Freedom

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