January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.
DID YOU KNOW?
760 Human trafficking cases reported in California in 2018. Learn more at humantraffickinghotline.org.
9 cases were charged involving violations of Penal Code section 236.1, Human Trafficking by San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office in 2017.
OUR IMPACT 2018
42 human trafficking victims & significant others received crisis intervention services.
11 calls received at our Human Trafficking 24-Hour Helpline.
28 victims received advocacy & court accompaniment.
4 stings in partnership with law enforcement. (One per quarter).
30 at-risk or confirmed Commercially Sexually Exploited Children received services.
GET INVOLVED | RAISE AWARENESS!
Join us as we raise awareness about Human Trafficking. On January 11, 2019, San Joaquin County Human Trafficking Task Force in Collaboration with the San Joaquin County Office of Education will host its 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Community Summit. See the Summit Flyer or go to Eventbrite to learn more.
Support WCYFS’ services and shelters to keep human trafficking victims safe.
SPREAD THE WORD
Invite us to speak at your business or organization and request awareness month materials. Contact us at (209) 941-2611.
Stay informed and get resources so you can help end human trafficking in our community.
Ending Human Trafficking Starts With You!
Youth/Human Trafficking 24-Hour Helpline: (209) 948-1911