Monday, January 25, 2016

Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking

The Mesa County Commissioners this morning devoted time to the issue of human trafficking.

The Board read a proclamation that stated they ... "wish to raise awareness about the signs and consequences of human trafficking, by promoting opposition to human trafficking in all forms and encouraging support for the survivors of human trafficking, and to prosecute and ends the demand for these victims, to end the criminal activity, and to restore freedom and dignity to its survivors."

Read the full proclamation here.

Members of Western Slope Against Human Trafficking accepted the proclamation and spoke about the issue. Community members can follow the group on Facebook by clicking here.

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