Monday, February 20, 2012

How Can We Help?

We can help by educating ourselves about these issues. Lord, we pray for these people in captivity.

The LaGrange Area League of Women Voters Presents
Combatting 21st Century Slavery: Human Trafficking
Prevention, Intervention & Prosecution
What are the dimensions of the problem?
§ I llinois is considered a major hub for human trafficking,
§ Chicago is designated by the F.B.I. as one of 13 top cities for child prostitution,
§ 12.3 million people are in forced labor and sexual servitude at any given time,
§ Human trafficking ranks as the second largest criminal industry globally, second only to drug smuggling, and equal with the illegal weapons trade.
Take this opportunity to hear from experts about current legislation, education and prosecution efforts underway in Chicago.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 7-9 pm
Western Springs Village Hall – Board Room
740 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs, IL
Street parking along Hillgrove Ave.

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