Modern Day Slavery

Senator Ileana Garcia appointed to Florida council on human trafficking – FOX 35 Orlando
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Senator Ileana Garcia appointed to Florida council on human trafficking – FOX 35 Orlando

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Senator Ileana Garcia was appointed to Chair of the Senate Committee on Children, Families and Elder Affairs on Thursday. Her position within the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking is meant to build state and local partnerships to combat human trafficking throughout Florida.  “Human traffickers are dangerous criminals in constant search of new…

Toxic tiles: the floors we walk on could be made with forced labor
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Toxic tiles: the floors we walk on could be made with forced labor

The vinyl flooring industry is experiencing a boom in the U.S. and other wealthy countries. At chain stores like Home Depot, being able to purchase vinyl flooring –  what the […]

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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition May 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition May 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones May 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this May featured Sandy Hennip and Chris Cage as they discussed the Underground, a drop-in center for trafficked and exploited youth.  Here is the link to the recorded meeting: https://cutt.ly/5StonesMay2022Video Here is a link to…

Ten Sex Trafficking Red Flags
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Ten Sex Trafficking Red Flags

Sex trafficking is one of the few crimes that interacts with society in such a manner that its victims can walk down the sidewalk next to everyone else and no one knows the horrors they are facing. They can walk into your place of business or sit next to you on public transportation, and you…

Law preventing all imports from Uyghur region comes into effect
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Law preventing all imports from Uyghur region comes into effect

On June 21, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) will come into effect in the U.S. to ban all imports from the Uyghur region. The forced labor of Uyghur […]

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State Agencies and Organizations That Combat Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation
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State Agencies and Organizations That Combat Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

Seeking information on human trafficking training? PBJ Learning recommends Human Trafficking Essentials, where you can earn your Certificate of Mastery in less than an hour. The below information is reprinted from the Child Welfare Information Gateway. Child Welfare Information Gateway is a service of the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and…

Jacksonville Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison For Child Sex Trafficking
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Jacksonville Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison For Child Sex Trafficking

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Samuel Christopher Templeman (47, Jacksonville) to 13 years and 4 months in federal prison for conspiring to sex traffic a child. Deborah Lynn Templeman (51, Jacksonville) was sentenced to 6 years in federal prison for possession of child sexual abuse material. The court also…