Groups battle sex trafficking

It’s a form of modern-day slavery and it could be happening in your town and you wouldn’t even know it.

That was the message shared during a child trafficking forum hosted by the Verde Valley Coalition Against Human Trafficking at the Sedona Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 29.

“As they say, it’s going to take a village — the entire county — in order to work on this together,” VVCAHT member Lynette Jennings said. “That’s what the coalition is all about, gathering all the stakeholders to work together and share ideas. It’s happening in plain sight. It’s happening in this community. We’re not talking New York, L.A. or Phoenix. We’re talking about the Verde Valley. I’m just angry this is happening in my backyard”

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Source:: Sedona News


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