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

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 audiobook, Sergio and anyone following his story, learns some techniques to help cope with strong feelings.

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This audiobook was produced by the Center for Justice Innovation and Alternate History Comics, with audio editing and mix by Ian Bodzasi. This project was supported by cooperative agreement #2018-V3-GX-K069, which was awarded to the Center by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, for the Child Witness Materials Project.

The main characters in this audiobook were played by young people with lived experiences of human trafficking. Center for Justice Innovation staff and adult survivor leaders voice acted the practitioner roles and various other support roles throughout the stories.

The Center for Justice Innovation is grateful to the young people and survivor leaders who participated in this project and brought such life and energy to their characters. Special thanks to the main cast: Joshua Bravo (Sergio and support roles).

Date Published: March 2, 2023