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Human trafficking occurs in North Carolina every day. The very limited data that is available answers the question, and though it isn’t a full picture, it does provide a snapshot.
This month we are talking about all things back to school with the Pitt County Schools Director of Student Services Karen Harrington.
Pitt County Schools has made large strides in implementing trauma-informed practices for students and staff, and Mrs. Harrington is highlighting that in this episode.
A new report (“Forced Labour Risk is Pervasive in the US Land-Based Food Supply”) released in July found that 62% of total forced labor risk in land-based food supply comes from U.S. domestic production or processing.
NC Stop Human Trafficking, in 2022, trained 630 first responders and law enforcement officers in how to identify and respond to human trafficking, which is a direct effort to ensure that response to human trafficking in North Carolina is strong and trauma-informed.
What we believe, what we accept, and what think we know leaves a large swath of children unseen and unhelped. Those children are boys.
How much is a childhood worth? I learned about child trafficking at a missions conference in 2006, and like many people first learning about the issue, I understood two things: it was selling children for sex, and it happened in foreign countries.