Charlotte is a hot spot for human trafficking. North Carolina is a top-ten state for the practice and because of our geography, Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in the state. Young people are particularly vulnerable to this and some Charlotte groups are jumping in to respond. One is working to train professionals to identify at-risk youth. Mike Collins gathered experts, includng the Council’s own Heather Johnson, Director of Individual Advocacy, to hear more about steps being taken to thwart this activity.
If you missed the program, you can listen on line here: Charlotte Talks Human Trafficking
Heather talks about the problem of human trafficking and youth and the Council’s role in working to combat this problem in our community here.
Want to help? Support the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s GoFundMe page to End Human Trafficking in Charlotte