Friday, October 31, 2014

Human Trafficking Awareness Event Nov. 8

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Collier County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, will hold an anti-human trafficking community event in Immokalee on Nov. 8.

The fifth annual “A Day Without Slavery” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Immokalee Community Park, 321 N. 1st St.

This event for seasonal farmworkers and members of the community will provide information on human trafficking awareness and ways to identify victims of human trafficking.

Members of the sheriff’s Immokalee substation, Human Trafficking Unit, and Crime Prevention Section will also be on hand to provide information about  other programs CCSO offers to the public. Other area service providers will be on hand to provide information and services to attendees.

This event will also feature entertainment, refreshments and activities for children. “A Day Without Slavery” is open to everyone regardless of immigration status. IDs will not be checked.

For more information, or if you would like to have a booth at the event, please call Marisol Schloendorn at 239.252.0060.