The commotion was enough to draw attention to the vehicle. As the car careened down I-80 near Rawlins, someone texted 911 to report what appeared to be a man and woman fighting. “He is going to kill her,” the 911 text message ominously read, prompting dispatch to send out law enforcement. A Wyoming Highway Patrol [...]
It started at a slumber party when her daughter was 12. Christal Martin thought nothing about letting her daughter spend the night in a house with other girls where she knew her daughter would be safe. What she didn’t take into account were the dangers lurking out on the internet. Technically, the rules say you [...]
Since 2007, there have been 71 cases involving 92-120 victims of human trafficking in Wyoming, according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. A client of the University of Wyoming’s business incubator for nearly 10 months has been building solutions to accelerate the end of human trafficking in Wyoming and nationwide. The Alliance for Freedom, Restoration and [...]
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and in observance the Compass Center for Families will present UPRISING’s Human Trafficking and Exploitation Caregiver class this Thursday in Buffalo. The training is designed to give adults the knowledge and tools for prevention, how to know the signs of, and how to talk to youth about human trafficking [...]
We like to think that big problems such as human trafficking don’t affect small towns like Buffalo, said Alexandra Stevenson, co-founder of the Sheridan-based nonprofit Uprising. But the truth, Stevenson said, is that no community is untouched by this form of modern-day slavery. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, 12 cases of human trafficking [...]
Article by The Sheridan Press: The Wyoming Human Trafficking Task Force realized in 2016 that health care workers may be the first public group to interact with victims of human trafficking, said Cara Chambers, director of the Division of Victim Services in the Wyoming Office of the Attorney General. Click here to read more.
Article by The Sheridan Press Rising Hope Sheridan and the Advocacy and Resource Center partnered together to host 91 attendees for a Human Trafficking 101 and Investigation Techniques course at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Community Room offered over two days, June 3 and 4. Originally the training was to be attended only by the Sheridan [...]