Raising Awareness in the Sauk Valley
about Human Trafficking
There are approximately 40.3 million victims of human trafficking worldwide. Sex trafficking
alone accounts for about 20.9 million victims.
It is estimated that 100,000 boys and girls are trafficked in the U.S. each year
The state of Illinois is ranked #8 in the US for reported incidents of human trafficking
with Chicago and Rockford being the #1 & #2 cities respectively
It is real and it is here -- but there is hope...
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to bring good news to the poor,
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captive,
and the opening of the prison to those who are bound.