Beth Klein witnessed children being sold and knew that something had to be done. In response, she served on international anti-slavery boards, helped write laws for nations and states for free, and she assisted other foundations to create national strategies and initiatives. She brings a wealth of knowledge about the world-wide response to the issue of human trafficking - both successes and failures.
Carrie Frank began her professional life as a social worker. Armed with a masters degree, she worked with children and teens who had been abused by friends, relatives and strangers in New York and Colorado. She brings critical expertise in boots on the ground practices. Carrie and Beth met in 1986 at the University of Denver College of law. After becoming lawyers, they sucessfully worked for decades as trial attorneys helping critically injured people rebuild their lives. Together, they bring a vast knowledge of law, courtroom skills, and teaching ability to the issue - but they know that in order to solve this issue, a broad skill and commitment base is necessary.
Realizing that something new was needed to harness the intense passion and commitment of the anti-trafficking movement, we wanted to create a culture of action and engagement. -- A place where
Activists know what is happening, where challenges and opportunities are shared and where everyone is invested in and accountable for the end of human trafficking.
There is a free exchange of ideas and information, where barriers are replaced with interaction and networking, where collaboration and the growth of leaders is a fundamental principle.
Where innovation and techology are partnered with activism.
The Klein Frank Foundation, is a 501c(3) non-profit corporation. All of your contributions are 100% tax deductible. Our Mission is to stop human trafficking whether it be in the sex trade or indentured labor through these values. We are here to inspire, support, grow, and succeed together.
We are unique. We want to inspire and support your success and leadership in ending human trafficking in Colorado together.
We know based upon a decade of research and experience, data from law enforcement, parternships, the inventive spirit and moxie of Colorado charitable and faith based organizations, and the powerful committment of our law enforcement and legislators, that Colorado is poised to end human trafficking. So, there is no reason to wait any longer. We are in it 2 end it - together.
The Foundation and/or its Founders have received the following awards and recognitions: