How can you help stop the demand for human trafficking?
Call the national hotline: 1-888-3737-888.
Look beneath the surface for signs of human trafficking in our own community.
Contact local organizations working to end human trafficking.
Learn more about human trafficking - visit the Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center website for resources and links.
Read about the Stop the Demand campaign organized by UNANIMA International.
Advocate for strong laws and services to victims. Visit our Legislative Action Center.
Pray with us at our monthly silent vigil the first Sunday of each month at 1:30 pm at Westlake Park.
What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It is a global, national, and local reality.
In order for a situation to be trafficking, it must have at least one of the elements within each of the following three criteria:
Process + Ways/Means + Goal
Process: recruitment, transportation, transferring, harboring or receiving of a person/persons AND
Way/Means: threat, coercion, abduction, fraud, deceit, deception, or abuse of power AND
Goal: prostitution, pornography, violence/sexual exploitation, forced labor, involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or slavery/similar practice.