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Agencies take steps against trafficking

GREEN RIVER – Representatives from Uprising Wyoming made a presentation to the Green River city council during a workshop Tuesday, July 5. Uprising Wyoming is a non-profit organization that empowers communities, volunteers and donors to confront human trafficking and exploitation through awareness, education and outreach. The presentation included information regarding the issues of human trafficking [...]

Internet Crimes Against Children on the Rise in Wyoming

Internet crimes against children, ranging from sexual abuse and trafficking to distributing pornography, are on the rise nationally and statewide. ”We are busier than we’ve ever been in the history of Wyoming,” said Chris McDonald, special agent of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and commander of the Internet Crimes Against Children task force since [...]

STARTING CONVERSATIONS Uprising reflects on National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month

SHERIDAN — January is National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, and Sheridan’s local anti-human-trafficking organization, Uprising, has been hosting events, trainings and fundraisers all month long in observance. Through its events this month, Uprising hoped to expose different communities across Sheridan to the organization’s mission, Executive Director Terri Markham said. To do this, Uprising [...]

Is Human Trafficking Actually What You Think It Is?

Is Human Trafficking Actually What You Think It Is? What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “human trafficking?” Perhaps it’s a cluster of terrified people from another country, held captive and huddled in a shipping container. Or someone kidnapped and whisked across borders to a life of abuse and clandestine servitude. While these examples certainly [...]

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