Human trafficking awareness goal in January for local organizations

FORGING AN ALLIANCE

 Jan. 11 is the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness; a day we all wear blue and spread awareness about human trafficking.
President Obama decreed the month of January “National
Slavery & Human Trafficking month,” and for good reason. Did you know that California, New York and Texas have the most human trafficking in the U.S.? Or that 4.5 million people worldwide are sex trafficked, earning $150 billion for their traffickers annually? That 21 million worldwide are in forced labo...

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