Human Trafficking: Learn About This Issue

Date Posted: 9/11/2012

Houston has been identified as a hub for human trafficking. The Department of Justice estimates that 1 in 4 of the hundreds of thousands of trafficking victims in the nation will travel through Houston at some point. Using large interstates, a major port, and hundreds of unlicensed sexually oriented businesses, traffickers have spread this crime throughout our city. If you look closely and know what to look for, you will see where trafficking is occurring within your community. The following events offer ways to learn about human trafficking and how you can assist others wanting to assist victims and eradicate modern slavery.

There are many organizations offering educational events and opportunities to get involved. Learn more.