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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Expanded Anti-Trafficking Resource Directory

One of the NAHT’s strategic plan goals for 2018 is a major expansion of the Network’s Resource Directory. We have been working on this project for several months now, and have expanded the directory to include 21 pages of information. We invite you to review this important document, and if you see any errors or…

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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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Iowa school bus drivers to be trained to be on the lookout for human trafficking

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. Iowa will become the nation’s first state to require training about human trafficking for its…

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August 2018 Anti-Trafficking 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. The Iowa Attorney General’s office has announced the appointment of Gretchen Brown-Waech as their new…

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Modern Slavery is a Growing Global Threat

I recently learned a lot about the growing global crime of sex and labor trafficking which deprives millions worldwide of their dignity and freedom. I am honored to have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Rotary Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS). As a new board member, I assisted with an anti-trafficking workshop…

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