Greetings to the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery blog post subscribers. Yes, you read this correctly, the Network Board of Directors voted to add and Slavery to our name. The reasons behind this were discussed in the following blog post. … [Read More...]
My blog posting on June 12th: Massage Ordinances and Sex Trafficking, was a call to action to the Network Against Human Trafficking allies to approach local city councils to adopt massage business ordinances in order to fight sex trafficking.
We have already heard from allies in Ames, the Quad … [Read More...]
Greetings to our Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking blog subscribers. I recently returned from the Rotary International Convention held in Atlanta, Georgia. There were 37,000 convention-goers from nearly 60 countries. This was my first Rotary International Convention. I was motivated to attend … [Read More...]
The Iowa NAHT Board of Directors is urging local anti-trafficking coalitions and regional groups to encourage, and local cities to pass, ordinances to crack down on human trafficking and prostitution in some of Iowa's massage parlors. This call to action is prompted by the May 10th signing of a … [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