Local Concert Kicks Off Human Trafficking Prevention Month

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January marks the start of Human Trafficking Prevention Month and what better way to kick off the month with a free concert to raise awareness.

Cup O’ Joy in Green Bay opened its doors Friday night to people of all ages, providing musical performances for all to enjoy.

This event is made possible through a partnership with Cup O’ Joy and the Sexual Assault Center of Family Services.

Headliner and Grammy-nominated Christian rapper FLAME took the stage to spread a positive message:

 “I’m here to serve. It’s not about me it’s about giving myself to the people, for the sake of the good news of Christ, for the sake of bettering our lives…”

This is the second year Cup O’ Joy has partnered up with Family Services to put the spotlight on issues effecting the community in Northeast Wisconsin.

Family Services employee Shelby Mitchell wants the community to understand that Human Trafficking is a serious issue that is effecting the our communities and wants to provide information on how to spot trafficking, prevent it from happening and build a greater understanding of the issue.

For information on Human Trafficking you can contact the Sexual Assault Center which provides at 24 hour service, seven days a week. Services include crisis intervention, supportive counseling, medical advocacy, follow-up assistance, support groups, legal advocacy, and community education.

The center is located at 300 Crooks St. in Green Bay, or you can call their number at (920) 436-8899.    

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