June 18-22, 2012
Colorado Springs, CO
COVA’s 13th Annual Colorado Victim Assistance Academy (CVAA) is designed to present victim advocates and victim service providers with essential victim advocacy training. This includes presentations on Domestic Violence, the Colorado Victim’s Rights Act, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Vicarious Trauma, Boundaries and Ethics for Advocates, and Legal Privilege.
Each participant will […]
Archive for the 'News' Category
June 18-22, 2012
Employees of a “massage clinic” were arrested for prostitution in Wheat Ridge. The news story reported that due to a local ordinance, the police do not have the authority to shut down the clinics as nuisances until a certain number of arrests have been made.
The use of the term “massage clinic” raises concern within the […]
Here is an article about yesterday’s Trafficking in Children case in Colorado, sent to us by Anne Darr, FBI Victim Specialist! Note that Holiday Survivor Bags were used for all the rescued girls - thanks to Restore Innocence!
DENVER - The Colorado Attorney General’s office says 14 people were indicted on Monday, accused of […]
President Obama has declared January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and COVA invites you to honor all the people who fall victim to human trafficking in our Colorado communities, the United States and around the world by taking action to learn more about the […]
On January 17, the state legislature in New Jersey passed a crucial piece of legislation that will aid victims of human trafficking in New Jersey. This bill—called a “safe harbor” law—is an important step forward in the fight against slavery right here in our own country.
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) recognizes the reality that sex trafficking occurs at truck stops throughout the U.S., and strives to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking.
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center frequently receives reports about potential human trafficking originating from TAT members. These […]
FROM ONE OF OUR SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE TEAMS ABROAD:
Recently our team funded by an SCTNow grant was monitoring three suspected child-sex tourists who were trying to blend in at an amusement park. While they may have assumed their bizarre interest in kids was normal and misunderstood, they were also aware that they didn’t quite fit in […]