SALLY RICHARDSON

BACKGROUND

Sally is a mother of six children and grandmother of two.  With 25 years experience as an Executive Assistant, Sally Richardson is a survivor of human trafficking.  She is currently co-Director of “Fighting Against Trafficking Organization” where she focuses on her practice as a consultant championing the cause of victims rights of sexual crimes, domestic abuse, and violence against women and children.

Sally recently won a South Dakota Supreme Court case making it case law across the country giving victims of abuse who are able to prove they have long suffered, and currently still suffer from their abuse, the ability to take their perpetrator to civil court for a jury trial and pursue punitive damages.

Sally’s expertise has been utilized by legislators throughout the Midwest to help pass new and tougher sex trafficking legislation.  She is a sought-after speaker and has successfully contributed to organizations such as: Creighton University Human Trafficking Initiative, Women’s Fund, NHTTF Thriver Committee, National Survivor Network, and the Polaris Project.