Unbound in the News

Celebrating the release of “Surviving the Life: How I Overcame Sex Trafficking” by Julia Walsh, UnBound Fort Worth’s Survivor Advocacy Coordinator. Julia’s story was also shared in Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Journal. We are so thankful for Julia and the hope she spreads to others through her freedom journey.


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Congratulations to Unbound Fort Worth’s medical trainer, Susan Blume, RN for being awarded the 2019 Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce Hometown Hero Award! Susan has worked tirelessly to equip healthcare professionals to identify and respond to victims of human trafficking in the clinical setting.


Elizabeth Smart spoke to a sold-out crowd at Unbound’s Restoring Innocence Luncheon in downtown Fort Worth on February 28, 2019. She spoke powerfully about her experience and inspired community action to support survivors of human trafficking.

Check out media reports on the event at the links below:


Kirsta Melton, Prosecutor with the Texas Attorney General’s Office, encouraged an audience of students and community members to push back against the normalization of sexual exploitation. Our lack of concern about our hyper-sexualized culture unknowingly allows demand to flourish. Read more at the link below.