Monday, December 28, 2015

OPERATION BLACK VEIL - 17 Young Girls Saved and 4 Traffickers Arrested

Today in India, 17 young girls were saved, 13 of which were rescued from a hidden chamber. 4 traffickers were also arrested as part of Operation Black Veil. 

TYou can learn more about the work Operation Underground Railroad is doing and how you can help at

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A message from 9-year-old Jasmine

There are miracles happening at the LOVE146 Round House.  These stories bring me hope. There are many charities and non-profits you can and should donate to. If you do not have a charity that you donate to yet, I invite you to support LOVE146 below.

Jasmine is one of the many girls and boys we’ve served through our global survivor care programs. She has been recovering in our Round Home in the Philippines for more than a year and has shared her hopes with us: “In the future, I want to be a teacher. One of the most beautiful gifts from God is the chance to learn. Love146 is helping me to do my studies and see my dreams. Because of education, I can be smart in making decisions, and other people can’t trick me. Here in the Round Home, I am very happy because nobody hurts me, and lots of people love me here.”
Your gifts create transformative spaces for children, like Jasmine, to experience beauty in the world.
Every dollar you give through this email will go directly towards our Survivor Care programs in The Philippines.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

This is not anti-trafficking related, but I just released my first novel

This isn't related to anti-trafficking work, but it's an exciting achievement for me. I just published my first novel, I AM SLEEPLESS: SIM 299 (pen name Johan Twiss). It's a young adult science fiction/adventure story. If you or someone you know likes Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, I invite you to check it out.
I AM SLEEPLESS: SIM 299 (a novel)

I am also working on a crime fiction about human trafficking titled, ABOLERE. You can download the Ch.1 sampler hereI hope to have ABOLERE ready for release in the fall of 2016.

ABOLERE (a novel about human trafficking)

Below is the blurb for I AM SLEEPLESS: SIM 299 and you can also download chapters 1-4 sampler from my author website at

"A clean Space Fiction that will delight readers of all ages."  

         -Johan Twiss
I AM SLEEPLESS: SIM 299 (Book 1)
While the others slept, Aidan spent hours each night running sim after sim. Although he was only a twelve-year cadet, he had completed more simulations than any prime— ever.

“You are setting history,” General Estrago told him. “No one has ever made it to the current simulation you are attempting. The other Masters and I are eager to see what comes next.”

So was Aidan.

Book Synopsis: 
The planet Ethos is at war with a mysterious enemy known as the Splicers. Their only successful defense is the Prime Initiative. All newborns with the compatible genetic code are taken from their families and injected with the Prime Stimulus. Each child that survives the stimulus develops an extraordinary ability and is conscripted into the military for training. 

After turning twelve, Aidan is moved to the upper-class at the Mount Fegorio training complex. His special gifts allow him unprecedented success in the virtual training simulations, advancing him further than any prime cadet in history. No one knows what lies after sim 299, not even Director Tuskin, the ruthless and reclusive ruler of their planet. But something, or someone, has been guiding Aidan there. If he can pass the final tests, he may discover the key to ending the Splicer War. 

You can learn more about author Johan Twiss and his writing at