January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

According to a Facebook post from Lassen Family Services, January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

According to the statement, “In 2021, 10,359 situations of human trafficking were reported to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline involving 16,554 individual victims.”

Many more unreported cased may raise this number even higher.

You can be a resource to prevent and reduce human trafficking, according to LFS. Take the steps to learn what human trafficking is, know the signs and how you can be part of the solution especially in your own community.