As a part of human trafficking awareness month, my family, myself, as well as my business are all dedicating our time to learn more and spread the word about events in our area. Last week, I shared a post all about how ordinary families can help fight against human trafficking which you can check out here.
Human trafficking affects millions of people and families all across the world. As part of human trafficking awareness month it’s not only important to help those in
How to find an event near you
You don’t have to go far in order to find an event that will be near you! There are so many great resources out there to help you find an event that is a perfect fit for you and your schedule. So here are my top three places to look:
First of all, The National Human Trafficking Hotline Calendar has a robust list of different events and training all over the country. This is a great place to start to find events that are in your
End Slavery Now is another amazing resource that will email you about events near you! By giving your email, you will be redirected to a page where you can locate events near you, and learn more about them.
3. Your City’s Community Calendar
Finally, be sure to check your city and nearby cities for community activities. You may be surprised to find awareness events in public locations such as schools or libraries. These events are typically free, and a great way to attend something local.
Houston Events by Chi St. Lukes
In Houston, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Ministry has partnered with the Baylor St. Lukes foundation to help spread awareness of the health-related consequences that stem from human trafficking. They provide free training and events that are free to the public to help educate people about human trafficking. So if you are in the Houston area, here are some events that they will be hosting:
Human Trafficking Awareness Events for Chi St. Lukes
Chi St. Lukes invites you to join them during the month of January for Human Trafficking Awareness month training and events. These events focus on the health-related consequences of trafficking, as well as the warning signs that medical professionals should be looking for.
Red Sand Project Art Exhibit – Jan 1-31 at 2nd Cup
Art Opening – Jan 8 at 6:30 pm at A 2nd Cup
Movie Screening – Jan 10 at 6:30 pm at Co-Cathedral
Spiritual Care Circle – Jan 11 at 11:30 am at BSLMC
Third Coast Training Seminar Event – Jan 16 at 7:00 am at Third Coast (Health Care Consortium)
BSLMC Training Seminar Event – Jan 16 at 7:00 pm at BSLMC – Naomi Azar – Keynote
Lone Star College Training Seminar Event – Jan 17 at 11:00 am at Lone Star College Montgomery County – Naomi Azar – Keynote
Book Club – Jan 24 at 6:30 pm at Clayton Library Houston Public Library with Author Patricia Hunt Holmes, Searching for Pilar
Library Resource Roundtable – Jan 31 at 11:00 am at Clayton Library Houston Public Library (invitation only)
Prayer and Walk – Feb 7 at 6:30 pm at St. Dominic Village
All of these events are completely FREE, and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at these events.
Does your community do anything to get involved with Human Trafficking Awareness month?