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Human Trafficking Community Forum
You're invited! The Lakeshore Human Trafficking Task Force is hosting an open, FREE Community Forum on Human Trafficking on Tuesday, February 28 at the Stevenson Center, room 1100, at Muskegon Community College from 6-7:30 pm to raise awareness about human trafficking. There will be a very compelling panel including the Muskegon PD, Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office, The Hope Project (anti-trafficking nonprofit), a survivor and a former buyer. Teens are welcome. The invitation is attached. The Task Force would love to see you there!
For more information about how you can be alert, aware and safe, please review the article on the Home Page or High School Page News.
Tips for Parents Concerning Human Trafficking:
Did you know that human trafficking is happening right here in Muskegon County? Although we don't know exactly how prevalent the issue is here in Muskegon Co., the Lakeshore Human Trafficking Task Force works with victims on a regular basis - so we know its happening. The good news is that there are a number of ways you can empower your teens to make smart decisions & stay safe. Below is a link tos a one-page list of tips for parents. If you're interested in more information, check out this website: Polaris Project
Safety Tips for Teens Concerning Human Trafficking
Not sure where to start in discussing human trafficking with your teen? Below is a link to a one-page flyer of tips for teens on what to look out for, staying safe, and what to do if they encounter a trafficking situation. Take time to review it. Check out more ways to stay safe using technology at Netsmartz