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October 13-15, 2021
A Three-day Fundraising Event
To Help Empower Human Trafficking Survivors

Imagine Freedom Logo Lg white

October 13-15, 2021
A Three-day Fundraising Event
To Help Empower Human Trafficking Survivors

Stand with Human Trafficking Survivors

Sex and Labor Trafficking are Happening in Our Community.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made people of all ages more vulnerable to human trafficking.

Why?

Travel is restricted.

Police and child protection reports have decreased.

Online exploitation has risen, especially among the youth.

Unemployment rates, evictions and displacements have risen, especially among women, minorities and under-resourced populations.

Through a strong network of resources, STAC provides direct support to survivors and can assist with housing, counseling, employment and more.

Stand with survivors and help make our community a safe place for all, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stand with survivors by scheduling a customized training session today.

You can help stop it by learning the signs and partnering with STAC.

Someone may be a victim of sex or labor trafficking if:

They are not allowed to take adequate breaks, eat or drink at work.

They are a minor who is homeless or not living with relatives.

They have confusing or contradicting stories.

They have signs of physical or sexual abuse (bruising, burns, dental issues, STDs).

The Survive and Thrive Advocacy Center provides direct support to survivors and can assist with housing, counseling, employment and more.

We also provide training and education on how to recognize, report and prevent human trafficking. We’ve worked with healthcare and child welfare professionals, law enforcement, educators, faith communities, and not-for-profit organizations.

Social justice and human trafficking are intrinsically interconnected.

Social justice aims for the systematic fair treatment of all people. STAC believes that everyone deserves equal social and economic rights, opportunities, and treatment. Traffickers target vulnerable victims with promises of an escape from harsh realities of their current conditions. In almost every instance, human trafficking victims are victims of institutional oppression and systematic racism, classism, sexism, agism, ableism, and heterosexism before they become enslaved by a trafficker. Human trafficking cannot be understood as an individual harm perpetrated by criminals; but instead must be understood within the structural conditions of society that facilitate exploitation.

A social justice perspective is crucial for our work to support survivors of human trafficking and to prevent people of being trafficked.

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