Moving forward to combat this evil together
HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A GROWING CONCERN
FOR OUR NATION,
THE STATE OF MARYLAND,
AND THE EASTERN SHORE.
The MISSION of the Eastern Shore Human Trafficking Task Force is to prevent and combat human trafficking (sex and labor exploitation) by encouraging, supporting and promoting public awareness and action within specific communities and counties throughout Maryland’s eastern shore.
A Definition of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is inducing children and adults to perform labor or services through force, fraud, or coercion. Human trafficking is inducing minors (under the age of 18) into commercial sex; or adults aged 18 and over into commercial sex via force, fraud, or coercion.
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Briefing – July 12, 2017
The University Of Baltimore School of Law via its Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service will be providing free legal representation to post-conviction survivors on the Eastern Shore. To give you, or a representative, an opportunity to learn about this service, the Eastern Shore Human Trafficking Task Force invites you to a luncheon meeting on July 12, 2017, in the Parish Hall, Christ Church 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton, beginning at noon.
Additional information about this event can be found here. To help us plan for this meeting please let us know by July 1 if you or someone else will be representing your organization.
If you have any questions or to let us know about your attendance, please send us a note via our Contact Form. There will be no cost for lunch.
See also the report about : “How Google’s Backing of Backpage Protects Child Sex Trafficking.” Click here.
In the News
Anti-Trafficking News Headlines
This article also has a report on sex trafficking and transportation in Maryland. To view the report on our Resources page click here.
IS NOW THE 2ND
IN THE UNITED STATES