Omaha Coalition on Human Trafficking
Below is a link to a report released by Polaris recently, entitled, “Typology of Modern Slavery”. Based on calls from victims to their national hotline for human trafficking, Polaris created a helpful typology of sex and labor trafficking in the US. It is an easy to read and very interesting overview of human trafficking in the US.
Plaques Presented to Hotel Managers
Recently several hotel managers in Omaha received plaques for their hotels verifying that their staff has been educated on signs that indicate sex trafficking may be happening in their hotels. 80% of sex trafficking occurs in hotels and motels. Thus the importance of knowing the signs. 90 facilities in the Omaha area have been trained with more scheduled. For more information check the website of the Omaha Human Trafficking Coalition - www.notrafficking.org.