"Human Trafficking: A Michigan Reality" - Oct 16th, 2013 - Local
The Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force is sponsoring a 2-day conference today and tomorrow at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. The event "Human Trafficking: A Michigan Reality", will have over 39 state and national experts discussing successful strategies of prevention, intervention, prosecution of cases, and means of support for victims.
It is estimated that over $32 billion dollars a year is dispersed in this modern day slavery.
Michigan has become a source, transit, and destination state for trafficking.