By: Halle Coblentz, RAHAB Ministries The Responding to Runaway Youth Subcommittee (RTRY) addresses the gaps in the community for runaway youth who are at a higher risk of sexual exploitation. Youth who are living on the streets are extremely vulnerable and at risk. Traffickers know they are in a position where they need provided for, […]
By: Amanda Smith, CA, and Samantha Salamon, ESQ Immigrants and refugees (I&R) are vulnerable communities due to their lack of English skills and knowledge of their rights, which makes them more susceptible to forms of victimization, including human trafficking. As a service agency, knowing how to best help and eliminate barriers for survivors is crucial. […]
The mission of the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking is to increase our community’s knowledge on human trafficking and build a strong continuum of care of survivors to access trauma-informed services in Summit County. The Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking has been hard at work living our mission during the 2021 year and is excited to continue this mission in 2022.