READY to Stand Curriculum

The Set Me Free Project was founded on the belief that every person can take a stand against human trafficking. Using research-based methods, our READY to Stand curriculum engages participants in meaningful and fun activities designed to inform and empower. Our READY to Stand Curriculum offers age-appropriate presentations for learners of all ages. 

All READY to Stand Curriculum  presentations include:

  • You are unique and that means you have value just like everyone else!

  • 4 characteristics of a trustworthy person - Are you a trustworthy person?  What about the people you know?

  • The connection with social media and gaming

  • Asking for and honoring consent

  • Are you READY To Stand? What's your safety plan?

  • Be advocates for one another!

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Elementary Level 1

​Recommended for Grades 3 & 4
60 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • What is value and why is it unique to every person?

  • Assessing the trustworthiness of online information and activity.

  • Be aware of what you share!

Elementary Level 2

Recommended for Grades 5 & 6
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • How do you know a person online and are they trustworthy?

  • Practicing consent at home, at school, and everywhere.

  • Bullying and cyberbullying - treating others with value.

  • Upstander - your superpower!

ELEMENTARY PRESENTATIONS

SEX TRAFFICKING PRESENTATIONS FOR YOUTH

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Sex Trafficking Level 1

Recommended for Grades 7 & 8
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available 

  • Intro to sex trafficking - why we talk about it.

  • Thinking beyond kidnapping and assault.

  • Understanding the process - relationship building.

  • Identifying risk factors and protective factors in ourselves.

  • Consent and bodily autonomy.

Sex Trafficking Level 2

Recommended for Grades 9 -12
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Sex trafficking -what does it look like here?

  • Elements of human trafficking, types of human trafficking.

  • Trafficker, predator, or someone you know?

  • Risk factors and protective factors.

  • Exercising the consent muscle.

SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENTATIONS FOR YOUTH

Social Media Level 1

Recommended for Grades 7-10
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Understanding the positives and negatives.

  • Gaming - safe, right?

  • Our brains: online and IRL.

  • What does your post say about you?

  • Nude request - what now?

  • What's your online seatbelt?

Social Media Level 2

Recommended for Grades 11 & 12
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Are you stronger than your phone?

  • The power of a like.

  • Digital wellness challenge.

  • Social media and human trafficking: the connection.

  • Meeting IRL.

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HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS PRESENTATIONS FOR YOUTH

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Healthy Relationships 1

Recommended for Grades 7 & 8
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Healthy relationships vs. unhealthy relationships.

  • Abuse within a friendship or peer.

  • Consent in our daily lives. 

  • Setting and honoring boundaries.

  • Trustworthy people.

  • Being a healthy friend. 

Healthy Relationships 2

Recommended for Grades 9 through 12
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Healthy relationships vs. unhealthy relationships.

  • Types of Abuse.

  • Consent in our daily lives. 

  • Setting and honoring boundaries.

  • Trustworthy people.

  • Being a healthy partner. 

LABOR TRAFFICKING PRESENTATION FOR YOUTH

LABOR TRAFFICKING

Recommended for Grades 9 through 12
90 Minutes
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • Labor trafficking -what does it look like here?

  • The 3 types of labor trafficking.

  • Safe labor practices and warning signs at work.

  • Recruiting tactics of traffickers.

  • Informed consent and labor trafficking.

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ADULT PRESENTATIONS

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Adult Presentations

 Recommended for all adult groups
Time tailored to your schedule
In-person & Virtual Options Available

  • What is Sex Trafficking?

  • What is Labor Trafficking? 

  • Realities of trafficking in the Midwest.

  • Why do we talk about consent and human trafficking?

  • Helping your youth safely navigate social media and online gaming.

  • Teaching the importance of honoring consent in others.

  • Activating critical thinking skills with youth and their devices.

  • Engaging youth in their own safety plans.


Past participants in READY to Stand Curriculum adult presentations include:

  • Educators

  • Law Enforcement Agencies 

  • First Responders

  • Social Service Providers 

  • Parent & Guardian Groups 

  • Healthcare Professionals 

  • Retail & Food Service Employees 

  • Religious Organizations 

  • PTA Groups

Request an Educator

Every person needs prevention education on human trafficking so that we can stop it before it starts. Please invite us to your school, community, parents' group, business, or wherever is convenient so that we may educate you. 

We've made it easy to schedule a presentation, simply fill out the form below and a member of our team will be in contact with you to schedule a presentation.

However, be advised that due to high volume of requests, it's best to schedule 2 months in advance. We are committed to what we do, and we will do our best to work with you! 

Thank you for the opportunity to bring prevention education to your community!