Human Trafficking Awareness Schedule for October 27

Law enforcement officers, attorneys, and social workers have been encouraged to attend a two day training to combat human trafficking in the United States.

The training takes place on October 28 and 28 2011 at the Park West Church, 7635 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909.

The training commemorates the Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking (CCAHT) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation 2nd Annual Collaboration to Combat Human Trafficking.

According to the CCAHT, the training will educate and provide additional tools for law enforcement, attorneys and social service workers that may encounter victims of human trafficking.

The organization will be focusing its efforts to provide hands-on, practical training for its first responders of human trafficking.

"Our interactive breakout workshops will better equip our attendees to the next level of readiness in our collaborative fight against human trafficking. We want to Our goal is to equip each participant with the knowledge and resources to collaborate with other community partners to help shine the light in the darkness of this hidden crime," it stated.

Registration fee is $20 for those who registers by October 15 while others will pay $25. However, a participant wishing to attend only on the second day of he training will not need to pay. The second day of training is set for Trainers and Specialty Law Enforcement Workshops.

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Strutadee 4 years ago

Thanks for the information. This is an issue that I am following recently because I witnessed it in action unaware of what was going on at the time. However, I quickly realized what was transpiring and offered help but the victim was too scared to leave. From first hand knowledge I know that compassion is key if you want to help. We also shouldn't be so quick to judge because everything isn't what it seems. This stuff is happening in our communities right under our noses and goes unnoticed everyday. Thanks again.

tinac43 4 years ago from Georgia

I am also following this issue. Where can I find more information about it?


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Bukolalove 4 years ago from Minnesota Author

Thank you Strutadee and Tinac43. Victims live in fear and that is why compassion is the key. Strutadee, you did well by using compassion. At Tinac43, you can learn more by going to the Imprisoned Show website or the Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking website. There are other useful websites. Just do a google search. Thank you for your interest. And, I will continue to post related bogs here on hub pages.

Thank you.


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