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Human Trafficking Town Hall in Novi April 11

April 6th 2019

Human Trafficking Town Hall in Novi April 11 Novi, MI – Human trafficking affects people right here in Oakland County. It is the second largest criminal enterprise, eclipsed only by drugs, according to state statistics. This is more than about sex – it’s about labor and employment, children and even organs trafficking. Here in Michigan […]

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention

September 5th 2018

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 5, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI- Theresa Rich & Samantha Steckloff of the Farmington HIlls City Council were sparked to educate the public on the local level on the challenge of stopping Human Trafficking after they attended a panel on the subject and noticed […]

Author Rochelle Riley to Speak in West Bloomfield April 19

March 28th 2018

Author Rochelle Riley to Speak in West Bloomfield April 19 Detroit Free Press columnist and author Rochelle Riley will present her new book “The Burden” African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery” to the West Bloomfield community. Hosted by West Bloomfield High School’s African American Awareness Club, the event begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at West Bloomfield […]

Poison and Resistance to Slavery Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 27

January 31st 2018

Poison and Resistance to Slavery Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 27 BIRMINGHAM, MI – Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements made by African Americans throughout our nation’s history. During February, the Baldwin Library, along with the Race Relations and Diversity Task Force, is hosting three programs to commemorate Black History Month. […]

Human Trafficking: What to Look For Presentation April 17 in Hazel Park

January 19th 2018

Human Trafficking: What to Look For Presentation April 17 in Hazel Park Hazel Park, MI-  Hazel Park Neighborhood Watch Meetings: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 HP Detective Gielniak TOPIC: Human Trafficking: What to look for 7 pm Hazel Park High School 23400 Hughes (Media Center)   ******   Thank you to White Castle for sponsoring the […]

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking

January 7th 2018

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking (Oakland County Commissioners Michael Spisz, Janet Jackson and Eileen Kowall) Waterford, MI – January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the Oakland County Human Trafficking Task Force (HTTF) is continuing its efforts to combat this serious issue in Oakland County. The bipartisan Oakland County HTTF […]

Underground Railroad Stage Performance Feb. 21 in Pontiac

February 12th 2016

Underground Railroad Stage Performance Feb. 21 in Pontiac (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI -The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and The Oakland County Ministerial Alliance are proud to announce that in conjunction with Black History Month, The Crofoot, will   bring, The Underground Railroad Michigan Connection, a stage performance, to the performing arts venue on February 21, […]

State Police Seeking Opportunities to Educate on Human Trafficking

January 5th 2016

State Police Seeking Opportunities to Educate on Human Trafficking (Michigan State Police, Jan. 5, 2016) Oak Park, MI – With an estimated 100,000 and 300,000 children at risk for sexual exploitation in the U.S. with an average age of 11 to 14 years old., the Michigan State Police (MSP) wants to raise awareness about Human […]