The Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery recently presented five 2019 Outstanding Iowa Anti-Trafficking Awards. The presentations took place at the Rotunda of the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines, Iowa. I was honored to stand at the podium to read the tribute to each … [Read More...]
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There are 18 human trafficking related bills before the 2019 Iowa Legislature. Angela Davis and Maggie Tinsman, NAHT Legislative Committee co-chairs, have been doing a great job registering the Network’s position on each bill, attending hearings, and … [Read More...]
Office to Combat Human Trafficking 2018 Annual Report
Terry Cowman, Human Trafficking Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS), recently met with the Network Board of Directors to give an update. Mr. Cowman’s (pictured below) progress report was followed by lots of questions. … [Read More...]
With the start of 2019 and renewed commitment to ending human trafficking in Iowa, the Network is launching a new state-wide project. Today we are calling for volunteers to sign up to distribute Iowa Human Trafficking Rescue Stickers in your community. The Rescue Sticker is shown … [Read More...]
If you need help or see something suspicious, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline:
888-373-7888 or text "Help" to BEFREE (233733)
Call Specialists are available 24/7 to take reports of potential human trafficking. All reports are confidential and you may remain anonymous. Interpreters are available.
Statewide Iowa Crisis Line for information about direct services for survivors: 800-770-1650 or text "iowahelp" to 20121
DHS Child Abuse Hotline for reports of suspected child sex trafficking: 800-362-2178