Coronavirus Cancels/Postpones Human Trafficking Conferences, Iowa NAHT Sets 2020 Goals

Coronavirus health crisis cancels two conferences The coronavirus health crisis has regrettably resulted in the cancellation/postponement of three important anti-trafficking conferences/trainings. The Mercy College of Health Sciences’ Research Symposium on Child Trafficking was to take place on Monday, April 6. The 200 registered participants were informed this week that the symposium will not take place…

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Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month Update

January 16th Governor’s Proclamation Signing for Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month This Thursday, January 16th at 11:00 AM, Governor Kim Reynolds will be signing the 2020 Proclamation declaring January as Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month. All anti-trafficking advocates and allies are encouraged to come to the rotunda of the…

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You are invited to January 2020 Anti-Trafficking major events

It’s my privilege to write to you at the start of 2020 and to announce major events to launch Iowa’s observance of “Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month”. We invite you to join us for these events and thereby join the movement to end human trafficking in Iowa. January 16th Governor’s proclamation signing…

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Fight to End Slavery on Giving Tuesday

We need your support today! Dedicated anti-slavery supporter, Today, December 3rd, is Giving Tuesday. This is our once a year solicitation of our blog post supporters. Please join us in the spirit of giving. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we are now celebrating #GivingTuesday. This year on the global day of giving, we’re hoping…

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Anti-Trafficking Iowa Posters, DVDs and Awareness Display Materials – For Your Use

Today’s blog post is different from most and serves as a resource for anti-trafficking Iowa information. The Iowa NAHT is committed to creating a state where every Iowan is aware of the signs of trafficking and knows when and how to report it. And this is where this issue of the blog post comes into…

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2 Upcoming Iowa Human Trafficking Trainings & Lots of Other News and Announcements

Thanks for your continued interest in this Iowa NAHT blog post. By reaching out, you’ve taken a big step toward joining the movement to end human trafficking in Iowa. The NAHT is deeply grateful. As you know from reading these blog posts, sex trafficking is a thriving criminal industry around the world and right here…

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September 2019 Iowa Anti-Trafficking Global News

Recommendations to Improve Anti-Slavery Efforts in The United States I am honored to be serving as the vice-chair of the international board of the Rotary Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS). I have just returned from an overseas trip where I learned about the anti-trafficking progress being made in European countries like Sweden, The United Kingdom,…

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Global News and World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Tuesday, July 30th, is World Day against Trafficking in Persons The United Nations designated July 30th as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of this devastating issue and to promote the protection of people’s basic human rights. Trafficking is modern day slavery, and this heinous crime is growing not only globally,…

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Second Call for Volunteers to Distribute Iowa Human Trafficking Rescue Stickers and Posters

Today we are again calling for volunteers to sign up to distribute Iowa Human Trafficking Rescue Stickers in your community. Approximately 7,500 stickers have already been distributed since the Network launched this new statewide project last January. The Network now also has a poster sized version of the sticker that measures 7’x14”. The sticker itself…

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Iowa Anti-Slavery Training, Conferences, and Events

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, Iowa, as well as presented live-stream through…

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