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Community Awareness

Committee Members

The Community Awareness Committee is tasked with the goal of promoting public awareness of human trafficking throughout Northern Virginia.

 

Awareness is the best way to empower citizens and organizations to protect potential victims from traffickers as well as to identify suspected victims from traffickers.

Task Force Commitment

 

All Task Force members are committed to raising community awareness of human trafficking. For example, on many Task Force members organize events promoting awareness and offer training or other community support. To learn more, please explore member websites listed on page devoted to members and Community Partners.

Awareness Committee Members

 

The Awareness Committee is a small team of Task Force members who, with volunteers from the public, plan and manage Awareness Conferences in the fall and spring each year.

Conferences

 

Task Force Members from all Committees attend these conferences, along with Community Partners. 

 

Conferences include updates on Committee initiatives, trends in human trafficking and specific topics, such as industry training initiatives.

Members of the general public are welcome to arrange to attend by contacting Awareness Committee Co-Chairpersons, listed below.

Volunteers Welcome!

 

Volunteers are needed and welcome to join the Community Awareness Committee as a virtual colleague planning, managing and rolling out these lively and informative conferences twice each year.

Email Mike Lynn here, or

Email Erin Johnson here.