Monday, January 22, 2018

Commissioners Adopt Proclamation Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking in Mesa County

Mesa County Commissioners present a proclamation raising awareness of human trafficking in Mesa County to Melissa Lytle and Thomas Acker with the Western Slope Anti-Trafficking Alliance.
 In public hearing Monday, The Mesa County Commissioners devoted time to raising awareness for the signs and consequences of human trafficking by promoting opposition to human trafficking in all forms and encouraging support for the survivors.

Melissa Lytle and Thomas Acker with the Western Slope Anti-Trafficking Alliance accept the proclamation to raise awareness for prevention of human trafficking.

Read the full proclamation here.

Members of Western Slope Anti-Trafficking Alliance accepted the proclamation and spoke about the issue. Tom Acker, president of the alliance, said: "tourism, the major highway and an increased amount of drug use could be potential bait for human traffickers."

Members of Western Slope Anti-Trafficking Alliance 

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