Lunch Break With The Village

Ending Human Trafficking in CT

January 25, 2024

Human trafficking happens across Connecticut, impacting both youth and adults. This #HumanTraffickingAwareness Month, local experts joined Lunch Break With The Village to help you understand the scope of human trafficking and how to protect yourself, your family and your community.

Learn about:

  • Human trafficking prevention efforts
  • Factors that lead to vulnerabilities
  • Four approaches to stop human trafficking
  • The power of advocacy and awareness

Our guests were Sharmese Walcott, State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Hartford; Krystal Rich, Executive Director for the Connecticut Children’s Alliance; and Erin Williamson, Chief Programs and Strategy Officer for Love146, a global organization dedicated to ending child trafficking and exploitation.

Additional resources:

Read a news article by Connecticut Public Radio about this episode: CT fight against human trafficking: insights from key figures and disturbing encounters by Maricarmen Cajahuaringa.

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