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Human Trafficking Awareness

Ascent 121, a Human Trafficking Recovery Ministry – Kellie Leeper, Director of Communications & Development of Ascent 121 talks with Jim and Brigid about Human Trafficking and how Ascent 121 helps raise awareness of the local problem and aids those recover after being trafficked. Tune in to hear about this important awareness and recovery ministry.

For more information go to www.ascent121.org

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Human trafficking advocate highlights Hoosier epidemic, offers help for survivors

By: Brigid Curtis Ayer

Human Trafficking not Just an urban problem, but affects the rural areas of the Midwest

FISHERS— Human trafficking of girls as young as 12-years old happens every day right here in Indiana.  Megan McGuire, advocate who works with female survivors of sex trafficking ages 12 to 17 years old, highlighted the horrifying reality of sex trafficking in Indiana saying “it’s happening here in our own backyard.”

The March 23, presentation took place at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fishers, Ind., at the invitation of pastor, Father Dan Gartland. Gartland became aware of the problem through the town of Fisher’s taskforce on mental health on which Gartland serves as a member.

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