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Mile High Magazine 1/08/2023 Colorado Human Trafficking Council

Guest:  Maria Trujillo, Human Trafficking Program Manager Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The State of Colorado is launching its 2023 campaign to raise awareness anyonecan be a victim.  Colorado Human Trafficking Council was formed in 2014, the team is made up of 35 people representing state and non-government agencies, law enforcement, prosecutors, regional coalitions and task forces, legal services, victim service providers, academia, faith-based organizations, and survivor leaders.  There is no way to track how many people are being trafficking but it is being identified and the number of cases are on the rise.  Human trafficking is the exploitation of another person through force, fraud, or coercion for some type of labor, including commercial sex. Human trafficking consists of denying a person's human right to freedom and basic dignity.  It effects all genders, races and all ages.  This is Human Trafficking is a statewide campaign to let people know about all of the types of human trafficking going on in the state.  The majority of victims are not able to communicate what is going on so the goal of the campaign is to raise awareness so the public can help identify what is going on.       ThisisHumanTrafficking.com Colorado Hotline - 866-455-5075

Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2023   |   Runtime: 14:24