Greetings to our blog subscribers from the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking. You might recall that during Slavery and Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness month last January, Braking Traffik released a series of posters that we have made available to you online and by mail. These See Me posters … [Read More...]
Greetings from the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking. Most of you have probably heard of Ashton Kutcher, an Iowa native who is a TV and movie personality. What you may not know is that Ashton is co-founder of Thorn, Digital Defender of Children. He has been a leader in the worldwide fight … [Read More...]
This is a call-to-action for all Iowa NAHT allies and advocates to contact legislative leaders and your local Iowa representatives and Senator. We ask you to please advocate for an appropriation of $300,000 to continue funding of the Office to Combat Human Trafficking and also House File 161 … [Read More...]
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Ankeny Anti-Human Trafficking Training
There was a training in Ankeny last weekend with 105 in attendance. Here's a brief summary, written by Brenda Long:
"On Feb 25, 2017, Heartland Church in Ankeny, IA opened its doors to Brenda Long and the team at Garden Gate Ranch* to … [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