An estimated 1,078 American-born minors are trafficked annually. Nearly 3,000 American-born minors are at risk for being trafficked. By coming to this webinar you will have a better understanding of what human trafficking us and if it is going on in your library.
- List the risk factors for becoming a victim of human trafficking
- Understand the role of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in assisting victims
- Identify the red flags (indicators) when a person is being trafficked
- Gain an understanding of the research methodology and study results that show the prevalence of human trafficking in NE Ohio.
Jan Apisa joined the Victim Assistance program as a Human Trafficking Public Education Specialist. Under an Office of Criminal Justice Services grant, she coordinated a 3-month collaborative quantitative Backpage research project of local human trafficking. She has been an active member of the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking since 2014. From December 2015 through October 2018, she served as Chair of the Collaborative Executive Committee. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Akron.