A group hoping to stop human trafficking ended their eight day tour across the state in Bakersfield Thursday night.
Californians Against Sexual Exploitation, or CASE, held signs and marched in front of the Liberty Bell in Downtown Bakersfield.
They say they wanted to bring awareness to the problem and help pass the CASE Act that will be on the November ballot.
It will increase the penalty for human trafficking and put more protection in place for victims.
"Victims can be anybody. They are from every single ethnic group, every single social economic group. However we do recognize that the majority of the victims are foster care run aways and children who have a history of being neglected," said Daphne Phung the Founder and Executive Director of Californians Against Slavery.
Organizers say California is a hub for human trafficking referring to an FBI report naming San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego among the top sex trafficking regions in the nation.