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Lara Janson's work on sexual exploitation

Mitchell Scholar Lara Janson, who is pursuing her PhD at the University of Chicago, has been working for the past two years with the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation.  CAASE recently published a report about online forums for men who buy sex in Illinois.  Lara presented the report at DePaul Law School in Chicago on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  The full report may be downloaded here


Coverage of the Report:

NBC Chicago



WBEZ Chicago (NPR) (includes audio clip)

WLS Chicago (talk radio)

NTA FM Rockford (interview this morning, not posted online yet)



Rockford Register Star



Rebellious Magazine


Photos of report launch courtesy of Michelle Gavin Photography


Headshot of Lara courtesy of Eliesa Johnson