In recognition of January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Prince George's County Human Trafficking Task Force has partnered with the Department of Family Services to do the following:
Illuminating the Capital Wheel at the National Harbor BLUE in recognition of human trafficking awareness on January 1, January 8, January 15, and January 22
Illuminating the Capital Wheel at the National Harbor BLUE in recognition of human trafficking awareness and to support The Samaritan Women's Light the Darkness campaign on January 11 (National Human Trafficking Awareness Day)
The PGCHTTF also will be participating in virtual community awareness trainings on:
January 11- Town hall, hosted by the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office
January 15- Paint and Parlay, hosted by the Prince George's County Department of Family Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation
January 21- Human Trafficking 101 for Parents, hosted by Cherokee Lane, Laurel, and Oaklands Elementary Schools (this presentation will be presented in both English and Spanish)
January 26- Town hall focusing on the intersection between human trafficking, mental health, and COVID-19, co-hosted by the Prince George's County Health Department and Amara Legal Center.
January 28- Out of Sight, an interactive awareness event, co-hosted by the Department of Family Services, the Langley Park Civic Association, Latin American Youth Center, and CASA (this presentation will be presented in both English and Spanish)
Also, please be on the lookout for awareness ads on billboards and bus shelters throughout the County, posters on The Bus, and radio ads through RadioOne and El Zol. You can also find content by visiting us on Instagram or Twitter @pgchttf.