This week WA Engage is training the first group of facilitators for the new Take On Olympia Program! Housed in the Thurston County Juvenile Court, male and female facilitators will be working with at-risk youth in the detention center, on probation and also civil youth, to engage them in the fight against human trafficking. Continue reading
Through a strong partnership with Dr. Cynthia Wolfe, Emergency Room and Family Care physician, WA Engage is able to offer training for medical personnel on screening patients for human trafficking. For medical staff unable to attend an in-person training, there is now a professional online alternative.... Continue reading
Congratulations to Jeri Moomaw and Ruth Hill for an amazing job this week presenting a 2-hour workshop on human trafficking at the ATNI Conference (Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians). Jeri also gave a general assembly presentation to over 200 tribal leaders! Continue reading
Be sure to visit the new 2016 Legislative Session page to learn about anti-trafficking bills introduced this session...
Our heartfelt gratitude to the Nisqually Indian Tribe which this week awarded WA Engage a grant to work in the Thurston County Juvenile Detention Center! WA Engage will train staff on screening youth for signs of human trafficking, plus educating youth housed at TCJD and on probation about the dangers of trafficking - teaching key skills so they can protect themselves.