Des Moines Mayor Signs Proclamation

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

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Backpage Shutdown!

On January 11th, Backpage.com announced the shutdown of its ‘adult’ section of the classifieds website! This announcement came on the eve of Backpage.com’s executives and general counsel appearing at a hearing today before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) to answer questions about a report

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2017 Legislative Agenda

The Network Against Human Trafficking had a very successful day on the hill last Monday, January 9th. Each legislator was given a copy of NAHT endorsed 2017 legislation. FYI, click here for a history of successful anti-trafficking bills that were signed into law by Governor Branstad. A

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Braking Traffik Recognized by FBI

Braking Traffik Recognized by FBI

Braking Traffik Recognized as Recipient of FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for 2016 An Iowa organization has received national recognition as a leader in the fight to end trafficking. This is a very well deserved tribute to Braking Traffic and its founder, Maggie Tinsman and leader Cathy

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