February 2020 Trafficking News, Including 2 Iowa Conferences, 15 News Article Links, And Much More

Rotary recognized for Iowa anti-trafficking projects The Network was Iowa’s first, and remains the only, statewide volunteer organization devoted exclusively to ending trafficking in all its forms. The NAHT is a non-profit organization, totally dependent on your donations. The NAHT receives no state or federal funding. In 2019, the Network’s largest single donation came from…

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Anti-Trafficking and Slavery Day on the Hill – Update

Public Awareness Springboard The Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery has long advocated for Iowans to learn that this evil crime is an everyday occurrence in our own state. Declaring January 2020 as “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month” served as a springboard for building public awareness. On Thursday, January 16th Governor…

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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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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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November 2019 Anti-Trafficking News

Teresa Davidson of Iowa to Serve on New Federal Trafficking Council President Trump has appointed Teresa Davidson of Cedar Rapids to be a member of the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. The NAHT is very pleased that Iowa will have a strong voice on the Council and we congratulate Teresa. Teresa is…

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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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