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

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

Summary

Sergio’s Story describes the experience of a young boy who was a victim of labor trafficking and is part of a federal case.  

The story follows Sergio as he shares his experiences with a trusted adult, meets with a victim advocate in the prosecutor’s office who supported him as he navigated the criminal legal system, and receives support from family and a caseworker.

Throughout the graphic novel, Sergio and anyone following his story, learns 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.

 


 

 

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

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