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.
- 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.
- Learn about Connecticut Children’s Alliance
- Learn more about Love146
- View Erin Williamson’s 4 Approaches to Anti-Trafficking Work video
- Learn about the Regionalized Human Trafficking Recovery Taskforce (RHTRT) of the Greater Hartford Region
- View a previous episode with Krystal Rich on Child Abuse Prevention
- View a previous episode with Erin Williamsonon Human Trafficking in CT
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.