I was able to provide my design services for a conference that was recently held in the Quad Cities to teach law enforcement, medical professionals and child welfare providers how to respond to victims of Human Trafficking.
Did you know the average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U.S. is 12 to 14-year-old? Many victims are runaway girls who were sexually abused as children. Learn more about how to stop sexual exploitation in the Quad Cities.
If you or someone you know is a victim of sex trafficking, immediate help is available:
Family Resources Crisis Hotlines:
Illinois: (309) 797-1777
Iowa: (563) 326-9191
(866)921-3354 (toll free)
National Human Trafficking Resource Center:
Text to BeFree (233733)
Local Law Enforcement: 911