Anti-Trafficking Education

This is a “catch-all” category for any type of anti-trafficking education.

Includes other categories such as Online Courses, Online Resources, and Online Course Reviews.

This gives you a broader idea of the types of education material available.

If it covers trafficking, it’s here.

PBJ Learning Marks Two Thousandth Human Trafficking Article
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PBJ Learning Marks Two Thousandth Human Trafficking Article

Vast Human Trafficking Knowledge Vault Hits New Educational Content Landmark By: PBJ Learning AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 6, 2022 – PRLog — PBJ Learning is proud to announce the release of their 2000th Knowledge Vault article. These curated and catalogued educational articles can be accessed by anyone on the internet for everyone to use as a research tool to learn about…

'Real People That We Care About Are Being Exploited' – POLITICO
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'Real People That We Care About Are Being Exploited' – POLITICO

MEDFORD, ORE. — Early on a warm August morning in 2021 — as helicopters and drones hovered overhead — three women huddled under a sheet of plastic in a southern Oregon greenhouse. Outside, state, federal and county law enforcement were raiding the massive unlicensed cannabis farm where the women had worked for two months. Officers…

Government adviser praises Hope for Justice’s work
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Government adviser praises Hope for Justice’s work

A senior adviser on human trafficking in Norway’s Ministry of Justice recently visited Hope for Justice’s Hub in Oslo. Jan Austad, Norwegian National Coordinator on Trafficking in Human Beings for the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, told our team: “It is very good that you are operating in Oslo. You are doing an important…

Signs of Grooming a Young Person for Trafficking
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Signs of Grooming a Young Person for Trafficking

We have all heard the social media hysteria over people in white vans kidnapping children for trafficking or placing some marking on a car of someone they plan to traffic. However, this type of method is rarely used here in the United States to traffic someone. Most often a trafficker will use a grooming process…

The bid to close the U.S. ‘slavery loophole’
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The bid to close the U.S. ‘slavery loophole’

Johnny Perez was made to work under threat of punishment, sewing underwear, pillowcases and sheets. He earned between $0.17 and $0.36 per hour for his labor.   Johnny was one of the hundreds of thousands of incarcerated people who are forced to work in the U.S. as a result of a so-called “slavery loophole” created…

Ex-NFL QB Brett Favre considered prison labor to build volleyball facility
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Ex-NFL QB Brett Favre considered prison labor to build volleyball facility

Former Southern Miss and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre. (Image source: Twitter – @BrettFavre)   Court documents released show that former NFL star Brett Favre allegedly sank to new lows in the Mississippi welfare scandal when he suggested that a free workforce be used to build a volleyball facility at his daughter’s school. Favre,…

Over 40% of ‘Early Release’ Inmates Re-offend, Endangering Public Safety, But Evers Expanded Program
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Over 40% of ‘Early Release’ Inmates Re-offend, Endangering Public Safety, But Evers Expanded Program

Editor’s note: this article is not specific to trafficking. It is presented as a broader look at the challenges in the American carceral system.  Gov. Tony Evers pushed expansion of the state’s “earned release” program, but it’s endangering public safety. Gov. Tony Evers’ administration expanded the state’s earned release program in multiple ways even though more…

Nationwide Movement to End Unpaid Prison Labor Tackles the ‘Slavery Loophole’
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Nationwide Movement to End Unpaid Prison Labor Tackles the ‘Slavery Loophole’

Photo by mksfly via Flickr Incarcerated individuals across the country are forced to work for cents on the dollar, with five states, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas, offering no wages, reports the Guardian.  The 13th amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude but contained an exception for “a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have…

COLUMN: The criminal industry before us all | Columnists | swoknews.com
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COLUMN: The criminal industry before us all | Columnists | swoknews.com

By Lance Janda Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world. It enslaves approximately 25 million people, generates more than $150 billion annually, and receives far too little attention from the media, law enforcement, or elected officials. Traffickers operate in secret and in plain sight, and can be found in every country,…