Bringing a dark issue to the light was Oakland County’s main mission Thursday afternoon in Pontiac.
Source: Oakland County website helps human trafficking victims seeking support, creates public awareness
Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Nursing has taken a step toward increasing reporting and minimizing human trafficking by creating a training program to teach students about this serious public health issue. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, 943 human trafficking cases have been reported in the state of Michigan from 2007 to 2017. …
Source: Michigan State University College of Nursing Begins Program to Fight Human Trafficking – Daily Nurse
Experts want to raise awareness of human trafficking, a growing problem in Michigan and beyond.
Source: Public invited to learn about human trafficking at Saginaw event | MLive.com
Amber Speed of Lansing is charged with 8 different felony counts related to running an underage human trafficking ring. Investigators say she was posting sex ads for herself and at least three other girls.
Source: Training helped trooper bust under age prostitution ring – Story
“People who don’t have access to legal aid or housing, they become at risk for homelessness. They become at risk for being victims of human trafficking.”
Detroit’s Freedom House has lost its federal funding for the first time in more than 20 years. And it may have to shut down or substantially reduce its
Source: Detroit’s Freedom House may have to close | Michigan Radio
For Madeline Madden, human trafficking is all too real. The 32-year-old Flint-area woman says someone tried to convince her and friends a least twice into what may have become slavery.
Source: Human trafficking targets children, task force says in Flint workshop
Michigan State Police motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness of human trafficking.
Source: MSP motor carrier officers join forces to fight human trafficking