The Regional Impact Of Human Trafficking

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Heard On Route 51
Photo courtesy of the Damascus Road Project

Thursday, May 11 at 10 a.m., Route 51 focuses on the regional impact of human trafficking, defined as the recruitment, harboring, transporting, obtaining or maintaining of a person by means of force, fraud, or coercion, including but not limited to sex trafficking. All 72 counties in Wisconsin have documented cases of human trafficking.

Glen Moberg will moderate a discussion with Andrea Oyuela, Hispanic Advocate Program Coordinator of The Women’s Community, a domestic abuse and sexual assault victim’s shelter in Wausau; Sarah Bedish, a Patrol Officer with the Wausau Police Department; and Deb Allison-Aasby, Business Development Director for the Damascus Road Project, an organization based in Appleton that is dedicated to fighting human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Episode Credits

  • Glen Moberg Host
  • Andrea Oyuela Guest
  • Sarah Bedish Guest
  • Deb Allison-Aasby Guest

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