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...]
Massage ordinances and sex trafficking
For nearly two years, the Iowa NAHT Board of Directors has been 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 Iowa’s illicit massage … [Read More...]
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...]
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