- Evelyn Chumbow was a victim of labor trafficking from ages nine through 18
- She argues that trafficking survivors need opportunities to thrive
- "It is not unusual for survivors to fall back into trafficking situations because they lack resources, language skills," she says
Evelyn Chumbow is an anti-trafficking survivor activist and member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. She recently received a Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security from University of Maryland University College. The opinions expressed are solely those of the author.
(CNN)There are times when I feel like screaming, on behalf of all human trafficking survivors, "We need jobs, not pity!"