Human Trafficking Awareness Month
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month! Help us spread awareness during the month of January!
Take the Pledge to Get Trained About Human Trafficking!
Human Trafficking 101 is provided by Valley Crisis Center. Learn the signs of human trafficking, how to prevent it, and how to help survivors.
Screening of California's Forgotten Children
Keynote Speaker Rachel C. Thomas
January 31st, 2023 @ 5:00 PM
Hosted by UC Merced CARE and Valley Crisis Center in collaboration with the UC Merced Police Department, this event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. California’s Forgotten Children is an award-winning documentary and has been used in various settings to promote awareness. Human trafficking is the second largest criminal organization in the world and continues to be the fastest growing. Please join us to help promote awareness and prevent trafficking. Our keynote speaker is one of the survivors in the film.
About the Speaker:
Rachel C. Thomas, M. Ed is a graduate of UCLA, a presidential appointee to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking, and a personal survivor of human trafficking. www.rachelcthomas.com
Wear Blue Day, January 11th, 2023
January 11th, 2023 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day! Show your support of survivors by wearing blue and using the tag #WearBlueDay on any social media posts!