- Within 48 hours of running away, a child will be contacted by a human trafficker.
- In the United States, the average age for girls to enter into prostitution is 12-14 years old.
- It's estimated that 14,000 - 16,000+ people are trafficked into the United States each year. That's appx. 1,250 people/month or 41 people/day.
- There are over 300,000 slaves in the United Sates today. That's the equivalent of...
- The total stadium attendance for 10 Major League Baseball games.
- The number of people attending Disneyland over 9 days.
- The population of New Orleans, LA.
- The total number of children attending 500 elementary schools in the USA.
SHORT DOCUMENTARY: Trafficking in Tampa
PSA #1: Forced Labor in Florida
PSA #2: Forced Labor in Florida
PSA #3: Sex Trafficking in Florida
These are some of my favorite videos to share at abolitionist presentations. They clearly show the impact of trafficking in the United States, how law enforcement is working to combat it and what you can do to help. It's happening here and we should all be aware and on the lookout.
Remember, if you suspect human trafficking is happening in your area, REPORT IT. Simply call or email the national hotline below.
CALL: 1-888-3737-888 (Multi-Lingual)