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About Us

Braking Traffik is dedicated to eradicating sex trafficking in the Quad City area of Iowa and Illinois. We strive to achieve this goal through:

We provide training on sex trafficking to organizations which respond to and care for victims. We provide general awareness training to community, civic and religious organizations.

Legislative Advocacy
We work to continually strengthen Illinois, Iowa and federal laws which provide justice for victims.

Community Partnerships
We coordinate efforts among social service providers, medical personnel, law enforcement and faith-based groups to ensure victims receive the holistic care they need.


Executive Director
Cathy O’Keeffe

Board of Directors

Maggie Tinsman - Chair
Maggie Tinsman, LLC
  Rusty Boruff
Founder, the 180 Zone
Rena Gainey - Vice Chair
  Chief Frank Donchez
Davenport Police Department
Brock Earnhardt - Treasurer
Davenport Rotary
  John McGehee
Rock island County State's Attorney
Jane Hoffman - Secretary
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
  Cheryl Goodwin
CEO, Family Resources, Inc.