Governor Signs Important Legislative Bill
Great news! Last Wednesday, May 8th, Governor Kim Reynolds signed HF731, the Mandatory Reporter Training and Certification bill. The signing was attended by board members of the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery and Prevent Child Abuse … [Read More...]
Iowa NAHT Legislative Update and Final Push
There were 18 human trafficking related bills at the start of 2019 and we are now down to one bill that has passed and 3 that still have a slim chance to make it to the Governor’s desk.
First the good news!
The Iowa NAHT Legislative Committee and … [Read More...]
May 21 Human Trafficking Conference for Healthcare Providers
Teresa Davidson has announced the next conference on “Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking: What Hospitals Need to Know.” It will be held on May 21st, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in the Hallagan Education Center in Cedar Rapids, … [Read More...]
Gridshock Documentary Tour: A Film about Sex Trafficking in Iowa
After a very successful premier on April 2nd at the Des Moines Civic Center, Gridshock will be shown in six more Iowa cities on the following dates (see below). All events are open to the public.
Gridshock is a documentary exposing … [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