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October 2020 Luncheon With Christa Mayfield
October 22, 2020 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Did you know Houston is #1 among cities in terms of human trafficking rates? Texas as a whole ranks #2 among all 50 states, after California, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
The human trafficking statistics in Texas are really quite staggering.
The Statewide Human Trafficking Mapping Project of Texas estimated that, in 2016, more than 300,000 people were victims of human trafficking in the Lone Star State. Of those, 234,000 were adults subjected to labor trafficking, and 79,000 were minors and youths subjected to sex trafficking.
In fact, about one-fourth of human trafficking in Texas has involved young people forced into prostitution.
On October 22, 2020, Christa Mayfield Director of Prevention Education for Unbound Houston, an international anti-human trafficking organization that focuses on domestic minor sex trafficking with specific emphasis on prevention efforts with at-risk youth.
This month we NAWBO Sisters will
Understand the risk of social media and the internet
Learn to identify red flags of exploitation and,
Navigating safety planning and disclosures with our youth and community.
Space is limited, we look forward to seeing you in October!
Ticketing for members is free for members and $20.00 for non-members. You will receive a confirmation with payment info once you register.