Greetings from the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking. Most of you have probably heard of Ashton Kutcher, an Iowa native who is a TV and movie personality. What you may not know is that Ashton is co-founder of Thorn, Digital Defender of Children. He has been a leader in the worldwide fight … [Read More...]
This is a call-to-action for all Iowa NAHT allies and advocates to contact legislative leaders and your local Iowa representatives and Senator. We ask you to please advocate for an appropriation of $300,000 to continue funding of the Office to Combat Human Trafficking and also House File 161 … [Read More...]
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Ankeny Anti-Human Trafficking Training
There was a training in Ankeny last weekend with 105 in attendance. Here's a brief summary, written by Brenda Long:
"On Feb 25, 2017, Heartland Church in Ankeny, IA opened its doors to Brenda Long and the team at Garden Gate Ranch* to … [Read More...]
The Siouxland Restoration Center is the recipient of a house that they will use for adult women who have been domestically sex trafficked. They are naming the home Lila Mae's House after one of the donor owners.
The Siouxland Restoration Center has been blessed with a beautiful 40 year old home … [Read More...]
If you need help or see something suspicious, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline:
888-373-7888 or text "Help" to BEFREE (233733)
Call Specialists are available 24/7 to take reports of potential human trafficking. All reports are confidential and you may remain anonymous. Interpreters are available.
Statewide Iowa Crisis Line for information about direct services for survivors: 800-770-1650 or text "iowahelp" to 20121
DHS Child Abuse Hotline for reports of suspected child sex trafficking: 800-362-2178