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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

At the 2014 and the 2017 Women of the ELCA Triennial Conventions, members voted to bring awareness to and prevent human trafficking. Below are ways that WELCA is working to end human trafficking. What is your WELCA group doing?

Resources about Human Trafficking from the WELCA website that can be downloaded for use in meetings:

Understanding and Responding to Human Trafficking. This downloadable program will help you understand what human trafficking is, what is being done to stop it, and how you and your church can participate in those efforts.

Human Trafficking 101. Download this powerpoint presentation explaining how how human trafficking is trade in humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual exploitation or forced labor.

For additional information and to find out more about what you can do, visit the following websites:

Polaris Project

National Human Trafficking Hotline