Strong Community Partnerships Can Curb Human Trafficking

Published in CityWatch

“Human trafficking is a $150.2 billion a year industry and the fastest growing criminal activity in the world. January has been National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidential recognition that more must be done to raise awareness and end this crime.

Sadly, Los Angeles is a top point of entry into the United States for victims of trafficking. Our ports and airports, sprawling geography, large immigrant populations, and diverse industries attract forced labor and make it easier to hide and move victims.”

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