ROCK SPRINGS — Uprising, a nonprofit group that educates communities about human trafficking, is asking the City of Rock Springs for help in the fight against sex trafficking in Rock Springs.

During a recent Rock Springs City Council meeting, Uprising Cofounder and Executive Director Terri Markham said Uprising’s mission is to educate communities about what human trafficking is, what to look for, and what communities can do to fight it.

“Human trafficking is when a person is forced or manipulated into providing commercial sex acts or forced labor and a third party or employer is profiting off of the exchange,” according to Uprising.

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