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Become aware of this local problem and practical ways to prevent our children from being bought and sold for sex. Local law enforcement professionals and community members spoke on this growing reality and ways to prevent it.
Sergeanr Grant Snyder, Mpls Police Force
Jeromy Darling, Community Advocate
Hayley King, Trafficking Survivor & Speaker
James Backstrom, Dakota County Attorney
Amanda Casey has a book that came out October 2017:
Keeping it Real-One moms conversations with her daughters about the reality of exploitation.
Project iGuardian : Combating Child Predators - ICE
Project iGuardian is focused on keeping children and teens safe from online predators through education
and awareness. The project is an outreach effort to share information about the dangers of online environments,
how to stay safe online, and how to report abuse and suspicious activity. In addition, the iGuardians ™ team is
here to help kids stay safe online by providing safety tips, a number to call, and a website with links to more information and resources. Project iGuardian helps kids, teens and parents to be smart about online safety
and stay safe from online sexual predators.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is committed to combating the sexual exploitation of children. Investigations of child sexual exploitation are among HSI’s primary investigative priorities. The sexual abuse of children impacts the most vulnerable segment of our society.
ICE recognizes the importance of education and community awareness regarding the dangers of online activity.
Are you or someone you know being trafficked? Is human trafficking happening in your community? Is the situation you have encountered actually human trafficking?
Click here for a list of red flags from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline. If you see any of these red flags, get to a safe place - away from the situation and contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733) for specialized victim services referrals or to report the situation.
How Social Media is Involved with Sex Trafficking
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In May of 2016, Sean and Kay Levesque felt called to begin looking into mission opportunities that would allow their family to not only to spread awareness on social injustice, but also to serve people and share the good news that Jesus has to offer. Living in this great country certainly has wonderful benefits, but it is very easy to fall into the trap of busyness, stress and the pursuit of things and lose sight of some of our deepest passions.
So this summer, they are stepping out on an adventure. They'll be hitting the road, traveling across America to advocate against human trafficking and mobilize individuals to bring hope and love to their neighbors.
For more information or to have them visit your church, go to love2hope.com
Learn more about trafficking around the world by visiting the following sites: