REGARDING HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR SEX IN THE U.S.:
Trafficking in the U.S. increased by 35.7% last year according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
The average age of children trafficked is 11-14, affecting over 300,000 children in the U.S. according to the U.S. Department of Justice, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
83% of victims were U.S. citizens according to the Congressional Research Service.
- Trafficking is an estimated 32 billion dollar industry nationwide according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
A MOVEMENT TO BRING AWARENESS AND EDUCATION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING WITH INITIATIVES LEADING UP TO AND AFTER SUPER BOWL 52 - WHY Because this happens in our nation every hour, 7 days a week - that's 365 days a year.
The 42:7 PROJECT exists to draw a circle around the cause of the human trafficking of children. The 42:7 PROJECT is also a coalition of those PREVENTING - with education and awareness; EQUIPPING - with training and tools; INTERVENING - for rescue, legislation and law enforcement; and RESTORING - with housing and rehabilitation. All who bring positive answers to stop human trafficking. This will include the presence of civic, corporate, non-profit, and faith-based entities, coming together to participate. Highlighted will be the unique mix of skills and resources that each bring to shed light, answers, and hope.
We are #MinnesotaBold. The 42:7 PROJECT will also highlight the bipartisan initiatives and collaborative efforts that have resulted in the “Minnesota model,” which has paved the way nationally for comprehensive strategies to combat human trafficking.
Fight Against Sex Trafficking
WE ARE #MINNESOTABOLD
AWARENESS - ACTION - HOPE
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