Human trafficking awareness is on the rise. Yet many still don’t realize what “trafficking” really means. Many don’t realize it happens not only in impoverished nations but also in wealthy nations like the United States. Most people don’t recognize it when it happens in their own communities. The truth is that human trafficking is happening in every community, including right here in the Tri-Cities.
Human trafficking is the use of force, fraud or coercion to compel another human into service, including commercial sex. The issue of human trafficking is complex and vast, with myriads of sub-issues and contributing factors in diverse contexts. Mirror Ministries increases awareness with the following programs and resources: