T-RAP Update
-------------------------------------------------------- Unfortunately, Thurston Count Rent Assistance is now closed to new applications and to additional assistance for previous applicants. This program was funded by the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. It was intended as a short-term response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has closed to new applications to ensure there is enough funding available to cover the applications that are still being processed. --------------------------
T-RAP Update
-------------------------------------------------------- Unfortunately, Thurston Count Rent Assistance is now closed to new applications and to additional assistance for previous applicants. This program was funded by the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. It was intended as a short-term response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has closed to new applications to ensure there is enough funding available to cover the applications that are still being processed. --------------------------

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What does it look like for a child to be a victim of modern slavery?

1. What does it look like for a child to be a victim of modern slavery?

The problem is that children are trapped in forced marriages, brothels, factories, and homes where they are unsafe. Rather than having a childhood and freedom, these children are forced to work. It must be stopped.

2. Why does it happen?

Poverty makes many children vulnerable to violence and modern slavery. A business that relies on child labor is financially more lucrative because children can be controlled and are cheaper than adults. Furthermore, children are more easily hidden, silenced, and manipulated.

3. How do we stop it?

Every society must end child slavery. Social and legal consequences must be stricter for those who exploit and abuse children.

Human trafficking is a global problem that affects millions of people every year, including children. It is important to be aware of the signs of human trafficking and to know what to do if you suspect that someone you know is a victim. Here are a few steps you can take to keep your children safe from human traffickers:

– Teach your children about the dangers of human trafficking.

– Talk to your children about strangers and explain that they should never go with someone they don’t know.

– Keep a close eye on your children when they are in public places.

– Teach your children to trust their instincts and to tell you if something doesn’t feel right.

– Keep your communication lines open with your children so they feel comfortable coming to you with any concerns.

By taking these steps, you can help to protect your children from the dangers of human trafficking.

First, you might notice that this issue affects children from all walks of life. Children can be forced into labor or sexual exploitation and are at risk of being trafficked.

Parents need to know about these issues to protect their children from them. You can start by talking with your child about what’s happening around them and how to keep themselves safe. You can also check out organizations like Washington Trafficking Prevention or Family Support Center, which specialize in helping victims of this kind of exploitation.

Innovations HTC is working to end child slavery and child trafficking so every child has the opportunity to thrive.

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