Awareness

Ending human trafficking always begins with awareness. Any education / news / discussion that focuses on awareness should be here.

Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police
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Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is hosting a series of webinars throughout January, National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Today, they were doing one called “DFPS Light the Way End Human Trafficking 2023 Lunch and Learn Series: Faith-Based Champions” and one of their speakers, Vicky Payne, from Southern Grit Advocacy, started telling a…

Chester County officials declare January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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Chester County officials declare January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month

WEST CHESTER — Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell, and Michelle Kichline proclaimed January as Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month at the first public Commissioners’ Meeting in 2023. The proclamation acknowledges the dedicated work of social service agencies, counselors, law enforcement, and modern-day abolitionists for caring for survivors, arresting and prosecuting offenders, and…

Verbatim: Human Trafficking Awareness Day
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Verbatim: Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office issued the following Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023: January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Attorney General Todd Rokita today asked Hoosiers to stay alert for signs of human trafficking in communities across Indiana and to report any suspicious activities to authorities. People in certain job roles – such as…

Dallas Woman Shares Survival Story on Human Trafficking Awareness Day
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Dallas Woman Shares Survival Story on Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Wednesday is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. People are being encouraged to wear blue for #WearBlueDay as a way to shine a light on a dark reality that so many victims are experiencing, and to promote and protect their rights. If you think it’s not a problem in North Texas, think again. Texas ranks second…

Secretary of State encourages Iowans to wear blue for Human Trafficking Awareness Day
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Secretary of State encourages Iowans to wear blue for Human Trafficking Awareness Day

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – Iowans are being encouraged to wear blue on Wednesday in recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Day. In a press release, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said the day is dedicated to increasing awareness and preventing the crime, in which men, women or children are forced to perform labor service…

Shedding light on local issues during Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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Shedding light on local issues during Human Trafficking Awareness Month

During National Human Trafficking Prevention Month – with Jan. 11 being National Human Trafficking Awareness Day – it’s important for parents and all people in the community to understand the realities of this crime and what can be done to help local victims of human trafficking. Mattie Critchfield Dodds, program manager with The Formation Project,…

Human Trafficking Awareness Month: NC Ranked in top 15 nationwide
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Human Trafficking Awareness Month: NC Ranked in top 15 nationwide

Governor Roy Cooper declared January Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention month yesterday, and many cities, counties and nonprofit organizations are raising awareness through community information sessions and trainings. Last year, 922 calls were placed to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, ranking North Carolina 12th nationwide. Of those 922 calls, 223 resulted in identified cases. NC…

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Spreading awareness about crime that leaves lasting impact
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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Spreading awareness about crime that leaves lasting impact

Human trafficking is the crime that leaves a lasting toll on human life, families, and communities around the world. Hence, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11th brings attention to this menace. After Presidential Proclamation, each January has been designated National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month since 2010. After the beginning of National…

Human trafficking awareness initiative starts today
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Human trafficking awareness initiative starts today

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Hundreds of people have been forced or coerced into human trafficking over the past few years in Missouri, including nearly 330 of them confirmed in 2021. According to data collected from the National Human Trafficking Hotline, there were 240 cases of human trafficking in 2021. Of those cases, 327 victims were involved…

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Jan. 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Human trafficking is a humanitarian crisis that is a form of modern-day slavery. Not only is human trafficking prevalent around the world, but also cases of human trafficking are reported in all 50 states. Victims are trafficked for a variety of…