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Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri

"We have to remember that what fuels this crime is the demand."

Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri advocate NANETTE WARD encourages everyone to become a member of the coalition. The fee you pay to be a member supports a trafficked survivor's needs like prescription medicine or phone services they can't otherwise afford. March 23, 2021

Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri board member ED WILLIAMS shares a personal story about a relative who was trafficked in Mexico, Missouri, unbeknownst to him while he was working for the Audrain County Sheriff's Department. "I spent 15 years in law enforcement and never heard of or even taken a report of trafficking." January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and Missouri Sex Trafficking Awareness Month. January 6, 2021

Help The Spay Neuter Project executive director JANEENE JOHNSTON reach her goal of (at least) 140 neuter surgeries during the month of December! It's all part of their annual - and quite popular - promotion, the 'Nutcracker Special'. Also, APRIL ROTHWEILER, Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri, wants everyone to purchase slave-free products this holiday season. Find out what to look for while you're out shopping. (3:52) December 11, 2020

Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri is excited to welcome 'The Weight of Blood' author Laura McHugh as their featured speaker at next month's meeting, and you're invited (virtually, of course)! Guest: NANETTE WARD | Also, in a non-pandemic year, CCUA's annual Harvest Hootenanny is held outdoors with many in attendance. Since that's not possible this year, the event - temporarily known as the 'Holiday' Harvest Hootenanny - is going online, live from the Blue Note in Columbia. BILLY POLANSKY tells us how how it'll work. (4:19) November 27, 2020

Did you know human trafficking (both sex and labor) is the second-largest criminal enterprise? Stop Human Trafficking Coalition of Central Missouri advocate NANETTE WARD tells the story of a U.S. citizen from Florida who was hired for a construction job here in Columbia but never got paid and was left behind by the team that hired him. February 26, 2020