Now’s the time to commit to making real change from home. Below please find Calls to Action, as well as a list of notable resources. You’ve lit your candle, set a fire – now continue the fight to abolish human trafficking. Forward to friends and family!
CALLS TO ACTION
|1. Ask Your State Senator to Sponsor Two High Priority Bills and Press For a Hearing|
Find your State Senator here.
In our area:Senator Richard Cody (Caldwell, Florham Park, Hanover, Livingston, Millburn,Maplewood, Roseland, S&W Orange): Email here or call (973) 535-5017 Senator Nia Gill (Clifton, E& Orange, Montclair): Email here or call (973) 509-0388
Public Awareness of Trafficking (S280) develops notices for victims of human trafficking, that contain the National Human Trafficking Number, to be posted in critical places such as transit spots, bars and massage parlors — giving victims a way to reach out for help.
A New Start for Survivors (S1750) expands clean slate/vacatur laws for trafficking survivors. This bill provides a process to vacate and expunge arrests and charges committed by a person while they were a victim of human trafficking, thus allowing them a new start in life.
2. Put the National Human Trafficking Hotline Phone Number and Text in Your Phone
Call 888-3737-888 OR Text BEFREE (2337333)
3. Vote for the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Your daily vote could help the Coalition win a rebranding, which would help spread awareness of modern day slavery across the state. Vote here.