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Jamie's Story: a Journey Through (& Beyond) the Legal System

This graphic novel follows a young individual who identifies as nonbinary and serves as a victim witness in a sex trafficking case.

Summary

Jamie’s Story follows a young individual who identifies as nonbinary and serves as a victim witness in a sex trafficking case.

The story follows them as—

  • they are questioned during a police investigation;
  • speak with a prosecutor in preparation for testifying in court; and
  • receive support from their therapist, group home staff, and victim advocate.

Throughout the graphic novel, Jamie and anyone following their story, learn some techniques to help cope with strong feelings.

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Also in This Set

What's Going On? Your Rights and Who You'll Meet

This companion piece provides information for children and youth about the various people they might meet in a legal setting, the rights a victim or witness has in different courts, how trafficking is defined in the United States, and the laws and services that might be helpful.

 

 


 

 

Sergio's Story: A Journey Through (and Beyond) the Legal System

This story describes the experience of a young boy who was a victim of labor trafficking and is part of a federal case.

 

 


 

 

Zoe's Story: A Journey Through (and Beyond) the Legal System

This story shares the experiences of a young girl who was sex trafficked and presents in court as a defendant.