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Urban Light is a non-profit organization made up of a community of individuals dedicated to making noise re: teen boys who are victims of sex-trafficking. Based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Urban Light Youth Center rebuilds, restores & empowers the lives of boys by providing education + health services + housing & support.

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Since 2010, Urban Light has been helping boys walk away from a life of abuse and exploitation in the red light districts of Chiang Mai, towards a future of freedom and hope. Our work is at a critical stage. Boys are finding jobs outside of the boy bars and keeping them. Boys are entering and thriving in the UL Transitional Housing Program. Boys are growing in confidence and self-esteem and are acquiring life skills that give them an opportunity to chart a new course for their lives. Here is a snap shot of the tremendous success we have had in the past 5 years transforming and empowering hundreds of lives! We hope you will walk with us in 2014 as we continue to make epic strides! Thank You!

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Why We Exist.

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Human Trafficking In Thailand there are currently hundreds of thousands of Boys and men who are victims of trafficking, exploitation & severe forms of abuse. Urban Light is one of the only organizations in Thailand that is dedicated to empowering the lives of Boys who have been overlooked and ignored by the community in which they live. Vulnerable to child predators, traffickers and exploiters let us together make noise & spread awareness surrounding their plight. Together we can empower an entire population of resilient Boys to be the leaders of tomorrow. Get involved. Be a change-maker.

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What We Do.

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Urban Light strives to be a global voice surrounding the issue of human trafficking and the exploitation of boys. Our team advocates on behalf of our Urban Light boys while constantly pushing to educate our global community on the rights of children which includes boys. Thursday, June 12, 14


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The Urban Light Youth Center (ULYC) is located just a few blocks from Chiang Mai's Red Light District. The Center is a place where boy's, ages14-24, can seek shelter and refuge from the many harsh realities that life on the street offers. Thursday, June 12, 14


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✎ Education Thursday, June 12, 14


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“This winter, I traveled to Thailand to volunteer with Urban Light. Boys are not often recognized as victims of sex trafficking, so I was thrilled to work with an organization that recognizes this aspect of the issue. It was an amazing opportunity, and deepened my passion for fighting human trafficking� ~Stephen Warner Huffington Post , College Edition (Pictured here with Founder.

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Donate today & Help End the exploitation of boys in Thailand.

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Urban light photo booklet 2014