Free Workshop “Human Trafficking: Recognizing the Signs”

Human Trafficking is a $32 Billion industry and the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world.LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A free workshop will be offered for youth workers to identify human trafficking in Indiana, and how to report it once it has been identified. Human Trafficking is a $32 Billion industry and the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world. The average age children are pulled into these commercial sex acts is 12-14 and 83% of underage sex trafficking involves United States citizens.

The workshop is presented by Tamara Weaver of the Indiana Attorney General’s office. Anyone who works with youth (volunteer or staff youth worker) is invited and encouraged to attend.

“Human Trafficking: Recognizing the Signs” will be held on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012, at Big Brothers Big Sisters, 3805 Fortune Drive, Lafayette, and will run from 11:30a to 1:30p. This is a free event and lunch will be provided by the Indiana Youth Institute.

Registration is required. To register for this workshop, call Jillian Miller at 765-413-6049 or register online at www.INRNWEST.blogspot.com

Youth Workers Cafe is a quarterly networking and professional development opportunity for anyone who works with young people, and is offered by the Indiana Youth Institute in conjunction with a variety of community partners.

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One Response to “Free Workshop “Human Trafficking: Recognizing the Signs””

  1. Dawna says:

    I notices that the event above was 2012, will this be offered again this year?

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