Human Trafficking affects 36 million people globally.
It is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world generating more than $150 billion [USD] every year.
Do you know what’s happening in your neighborhood? Raise your level of awareness and get involved!
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed annually on January 11. Beginning in 2010, by Presidential Proclamation, each January has been designated National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
Wondering how you can get involved?
1. Check out an event below that may be happening in your area in January:
- 9th Pierce County Coalition Against Trafficking | Salvation Army, 1110 Puget Sound Ave. Tacoma, WA – 6 pm
- 10th Community Forum “Put Human Trafficking Out of Business” | Sponsored by the Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking 7pm| Guest Speakers: Dr. Mar Smith Brettman, [BEST] and Val Richey, King County Senior Prosecuting Attorney Federal Way City Hall 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way
- 11th Anti-trafficking Team | Published RESOURCES for Human Trafficking (join us for either time by clicking here) | Champions Foundation 1819 East 72nd Street, Tacoma, WA |Two Options: 11:30 am or 6:00 pm
- 18th Child Sex Trafficking: The Impacts of Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality* | Sponsored by: Stolen Youth partnering with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, 440 5th Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 6 pm *Tickets Required
*If you have any questions about the events listed above please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Become Aware:
- Read a book on Human Trafficking
- Identify resources in your local community
- Ask people who are already involved in changing the landscape of your community, “What can I do to help?”
“When a lot of people do a little, it adds up and makes a difference.”
-Christine Caine, A21 Founder