“See Me” Posters

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 have been distributed statewide at Casey’s stores. These…

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Ashton Kutcher to Receive Award

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 against human trafficking….

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Three Things to Share

Great news to share! 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 host a panel discussion…

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February 25th Training in Ankeny

The above flyer describes an up-and-coming anti human trafficking panel discussion with details about the five panelists. The panel discussion takes place on February 25th from 9 a.m. to noon in Ankeny. This training should be of special interest to those who reside in central Iowa. The five presenters are very well informed and active…

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Des Moines Mayor Signs Proclamation

Here’s a photo taken last Friday January 20th at the signing of the proclamation against human trafficking by the mayor of Des Moines. Those in the photo from left to right include Wendy Knowles, Shirlee Reding, Mayor Frank Cownie, and Jennie Kerger. All are active anti-human trafficking leaders in the Des Moines area. Remember, we…

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Iowa State University’s Student NAHT Supply Drive

Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month Supplies Drive There are a number of shelters in Iowa that care for the survivors of human trafficking that are in dire need of supplies to help their clients feel more comfortable. The Iowa State Network Against Human Trafficking is collecting supplies to help ensure that these survivors have…

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