The Embracing Project

Our Mission

To promote peace and healing for youth survivors of violence, sexual exploitation, and sex trafficking, through the development of specialized programs, trauma-informed care, and unconditional support.





In 2007

Esther Rodriguez and Mike Brown founded The Embracing Project

In 2013

The Embracing Project opened the first CSEC Drop-In Center

In 2018

Purple WINGS merged with The Embracing Project


In 2019

The Embracing Project merged with Rite Of Passage


From food to shelter to mentoring

What We Do

Drop-in Center

Individual, Group & Family Therapy
Material Resources
Empowering Classes
CCSD Adult Education Program
TEP Advocates

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Mentoring Programs

Purple WINGS
Girls Circle
Angel Mentoring
Peer Mentoring
Parenting Program

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Transitional Housing

ROP's The Embracing Project (TEP) remains the sole provider of drop-in services for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) in the entire greater Las Vegas area.

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