Alicia Bush from Frisco, Texas based Treasured Vessels and Jennifer Keltner with Rescue Party Give, an international organization focused on social ways to bring awareness to the human trafficking, join Susan Hamilton for this powerful episode.
In this special episode, Susan, Alicia, and Jennifer talk through the issues surrounding human trafficking that impact local business. The I-35E corridor through DFW has gained a rank of number 1 or 2, depending on your reference, of the highest volume of traffic.
79,000 people are approximated to be victims of a human trafficking lifestyle across Texas, and sadly, there are 12 beds available to support survivors. You’ll be shocked to learn who the majority of perpetuators are, the viewpoints of our community behind the scenes, and the revenues that are supporting this devastating behavior.
Suprisingly, where we will hold our greatest influence begins in our own homes. As a society, we’ve become aclimatized to behaviors that we’ve begun to accept. There ARE things we can do, listen to these voices of reason and leave us your comments.
Discover the best way to proceed if you suspect a trafficking victim is in your midst, and what might get your attention. What is the best way to get immediate help? How can your business be proactive rather than reactive? What types of businesses could be exposed to this? Is there a difference in how a hotline reacts than 911?
Phrases to be aware of: Backpage, MAPs (Minor Attracted Persons)