Slavery isn’t something that happened years ago. It’s not something that happens far away.
Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar, world-wide industry. And right now in America, thousands of children, women, and men, are in forced bondage or sexual slavery.
For human trafficking FAQs, click here.
To learn how you can recognize the signs of someone who may be in slavery, click here.
The National Human Trafficking Resources Center can be contacted at 1-888-373-7888. You can also text HELP or INFO to befree (233733). Call or text to report a tip, request info, training and resources, or to connect with local anti-trafficking services.
There are many good organizations and groups that fight human trafficking, in our home country and across the globe. I’ve linked to Polaris Project and International Justice Mission.
Please take some time to educate yourself and consider how you can participate in ending this horrific crime against people like you and I.