Labor Trafficking Speaker at St. Mary Church
January 28, 2020
Javier Acevedo-Baez, Anti-Trafficking Outreach Specialist and Educator for the UMOS, Wisconsin Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Program, has worked at the UMOS, Latina Resource Center for over 7 years. The UMOS Latina Resource Center (LRC) provides comprehensive, culturally and linguistically appropriate advocacy and victim services to adults, youth, and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Javier will be at St. Mary Church on Tuesday, January 28 at 5:30 pm. He will share information on labor trafficking and how you can help locally. He will do a similar talk in Spanish on the same night at St. Mary at 6:30 pm. For more information go to www.umos.org/social_services/human_trafficking.html or contact Erin Cobb at the Holy Family Offices.
Labor Trafficking Indicators
- Works excessively long hours for little or no compensation.
- Does not have any days off.
- Is often monitored or timed during breaks.
- Does not have consistent access to food, water, and other basic necessities.
- Is not paid, paid consistently, or promised a future payment.
- Is physically assaulted or verbally and emotionally abused by controller, trafficker, or recruiter.
The UMOS Latina Resource Center Crisis Line-Available 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week at (414) 389-6510, or contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888.