Last year, members of Here Women Talk were able to rescue and save a victim from the bondage of human trafficking. Now is a good time to carry forth and do even more for the state of South Carolina and the victims in our own backyard! Let those in our capital see that they must work to pass stronger legislation.
Advocates against Human Trafficking in South Carolina are stepping up to lobby for tougher legislation in the state on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in the state capital, Columbia, SC.
Much has been written and discussed about human trafficking and now it’s time to make your voice heard. This is a chance for ordinary citizens to come together and let those whom they elected into office to hear what the people have to say about ending human trafficking in South Carolina.
You don’t have to be an expert or an advocate to attend this gathering. If you’re an average citizen who is outraged by the facts surrounding children, adults, U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who are becoming victims of human trafficking, and who experience horrible physical and psychological abuse, as well as a complete loss of freedom, then NOW is your time to be heard.
Polaris Project will have experts on site to brief you on human trafficking, train you on how to lobby your legislators, and answer any questions you may have. All you need to do is RSVP and we will help you with everything.
What: SC Lobby Day to End Human Trafficking + Media Conference
When: January 24, 2012 9:00am: registration and training 10:30am: victim voices 11:30am: media conference 12:30pm – 3:00pm: legislator meetings
Where: SC State House, located at 1100 Gervais Street, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201
How: RSVP online right here (CLICK LINK) and we will do the rest!
Anti Human Trafficking advocates and organizations around South Carolina maintain a blog which posts events and information concerning passing tougher legislation in South Carolina, as well as progress made in the state to combat the issue.
They encourage you to register at the site to receive the latest information in your email.
CLICK HERE to “Follow.”