House Representative

White, James

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/10/2019

Human Trafficking Prevention Month

(Austin, TX) January marks the beginning of Human Trafficking Prevention Month in Texas. Texans all across the state can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting themselves to the fight to end human trafficking in the state.

We urge everyone to take this month to learn more about the signs of human trafficking and be vigilant in their communities. https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/indicators-human-trafficking. If you or someone you know may be a victim of human trafficking please contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or Text 233733.

"Human trafficking occurs everyday and it takes strong communities to overcome these horrible acts. I urge Southeast Texans to be vigilant and become involved in any community efforts that strive to combat trafficking in our counties," stated State Representative James White.

Please do not hesitate to contact Saul Mendoza, Chief of Staff, with questions regarding this release at 512-463-0490 or 409-283-3700.