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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2019 Anti-human-trafficking Iowa Legislation

Greetings to the NAHT Blog subscribers. There are 18 human trafficking related bills before the 2019 Iowa Legislature. Angela Davis and Maggie Tinsman, NAHT Legislative Committee co-chairs, have been doing a great job registering the Network’s position on each bill, attending hearings, and building rapport with legislators. We want to call your attention to 4…

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Call for Volunteers to distribute Iowa Human Trafficking Rescue Stickers

With the start of 2019 and renewed commitment to ending human trafficking in Iowa, the Network is launching a new state-wide project. Today we are calling for volunteers to sign up to distribute Iowa Human Trafficking Rescue Stickers in your community. The Rescue Sticker is shown below…. Traffickers instill fear in their victims and a…

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January 2019 Anti-Trafficking major events and trainings

January 17th Governor’s proclamation signing for Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month It’s my privilege to write to you at the start of 2019 and to announce major events to launch Iowa’s observance of “Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month”. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Iowans used to think of slavery…

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Invitation to Governor’s 2019 Proclamation Signing and Recent Iowa Anti-Trafficking News

Thursday, January 17th, 11:00 am Governor’s Proclamation Signing declaring Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month Holiday greetings to Iowa NAHT subscribers, We invite you to join us on Thursday, January 17th at 11:00 AM in the rotunda of the State Capitol Building in Des Moines for Governor Kim Reynold’s signing of a proclamation…

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Get ready for #Giving Tuesday

Join us in the spirit of giving next week. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’ll be celebrating #Giving Tuesday. This year on the global day of giving, we’re raising $5,000. That money will be used to help fund printing and public education for the celebration of January as Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and…

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November 2018 Anti-Slavery Iowa News

There continues to be a lot of anti-trafficking news here in Iowa. Today’s blog post will help keep you up to date. If you have anti-trafficking news, events, trainings, meetings, or resources to share across Iowa, please send to gbelitsos55@gmail.com. We need your support! #GivingTuesdayWe at the Iowa NAHT are so grateful for the support…

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October Training Opportunities and Lectures

Anti-Human Trafficking Full Day Training On Saturday October 20th, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, there will be a free full-day conference in Norwalk, IA. Garden Gate Ranch is hosting the anti-human trafficking training event. Presenters/Topics will include: Chief David Lorenzen – DOT – The issue in Iowa, law enforcement perspective, Truckers Against Trafficking…

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