Located in North Minneapolis, Kwanzaa Community Church thrives on the belief that every life is significant, every life has meaning and value, and relationships should be cherished and prioritized. Their outreach efforts include being a place of refuge from prostitution and the sex trade through their Northside Women’s Space. They were awarded the Public Health Award in the category of “Thirving and Violent Free Youth.” Minnesota is emerging as a leader in the fight against juvenile sex trafficking through laws such as Safe Harbor and models such as No Wrong Door that aim to “Ensure access to safe and supportive housing” for victims.