First Posted: 9/18/2012 10:36:42 AM | Last Updated: 9/18/2012 10:36:42 AM
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LAFAYETTE – A free workshop will be offered for youth workers to identify human trafficing in Indiana, and how to report it once it has been identified on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Human trafficking is a $32 Billion industry and the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world. The average age children are pulled into these commercial sex acts is 12-14 and 83 percentage of underage sex trafficking involves United States citizens.
This workshop will be held at Big Brothers Big Sisters, 3805 Fortune Drive, Lafayette, and will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The workshop is being presented by Tamara Weaver, of the Indiana Attorney General’s office.
Youth Workers Cafe is a quarterly networking and professional development opportunity for anyone who works with young people, and is offered by the Indiana Youth Institute in conjunction with a variety of community partners.
Those interested can register with Jillian Miller at 765-413-6049 or online at www.INRNWEST.blogspot.com.