Governor Dave Heineman signed the Proclamation observing January 2014 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Today, Governor Dave Heineman signed the Proclamation observing January 2014 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month, with Senator Amanda McGill speaking about the reality of human trafficking in Nebraska and action being done to address the issue and help victims become survivors.
In the photo are (from left to right): Latino American Commission Director Spindola, Mary Ann Losh from the Dept. of Education, Latino American Commission PIO Jasel Cantu, Debbie Bordovsky, Human Trafficking Community Task Force Member, Al Riskowski from Nebraska Family Alliance, Governor Heineman, , Niki Behmer from Sen. Nordquist’s office, Rachel Davis and Pebbles Jacobo from Free The People Movement, and Sen. McGill.
The Proclamation says:
WHEREAS, Human Trafficking is modern day slavery that is a violation of a person’s rights and dignity through the trade of human beings in sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and other forms of slavery and trafficking; and