Tip Tuesday: Hospitality Industry

Summer vacation is here and many of us are looking forward to dining out, relaxing on the beach, and going to amusement parks. As you are planning your next getaway, consider that the hospitality industry is not always so hospitable, particularly for the thousands of human trafficking victims forced to work in [...]

Tip Tuesday: Food Industry

Early each morning two white vans pull up to an ordinary home on a dead-end street and after honking the horn a group of men and women, mostly Latinos or Asians, pile into the vehicles and are taken away, not returning until late that night or early the next morning. Although this [...]

Tip Tuesday: Agriculture and Human Trafficking


Slavery in agriculture has a long history in America.  It was perceived as a vital component of the economy during colonial years and nearly caused the disintegration of the United States during the Civil War.  The first abolitionists worked tirelessly to demonstrate that the economic sustainability of this young country was not [...]

Tip Tuesday: Traveling Sales Crews

In recent weeks, neighborhood watch groups have warned community members to be vigilant for higher incidents of burglary and fraud that occasionally coincide with the seasonal influx of magazine solicitors operating without permits from out of state. But what these watch groups fail to address are the dangers posed not just to [...]