In the month of February, a handful of Serving USA's women in recovery partners will be partnering with the Super Bowl. Keep reading to learn how!
The South Los Angeles Anti-Trafficking Committee (SLAATC) was established to work with the National Alliance group during the 2022 Super Bowl. Fourteen anti-trafficking organizations were vetted and recruited to provide direct services to areas throughout Los Angeles County where human trafficking and prostitution are most prevalent and to ensure victims of human trafficking receive trauma informed services and support.
The ILO estimates that forced labor and human trafficking is a $150 billion industry. Large sporting events such as the Super Bowl or NCAA Final Four are prime targets for human traffickers because of the number of people who converge onto a city during these events.
Members of SLAATC will work together and is committed to:
1. Creating a uniformed approach to outreaching in Inglewood and hot zone areas known for prostitution and human trafficking.
2. Establishing and identifying partners to provide direct services, outreach and wrap around services for victims of human trafficking during and after the Super Bowl.
3. Working with local Law Enforcement (LE) agencies to coordinate an immediate response during sting operations.
4. Coordinating trainings for committee members, volunteers and LE entities.
5. Working with local city government to raise awareness in and around the city of Inglewood.
6. Working with the National Alliance to establish key stakeholders both locally and nationally.
Several of the organizations who are participating are proud partners of Serving USA, such as Forgotten Children Inc., NorthEast Of The Well, CherishedLA, Qualified, Treasures, and more!