For the Jan. 19 edition of Central Texas Living, Ann Harder spoke with Tina Lincoln the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Hill County Probation Department and Natalie Garnett the Assistant National Director at UnBound and Coordinator at The Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition.
During the interview, Lincoln and Garnett talked about human trafficking and efforts to combat it in Central Texas.
They also talked about “Not In My City,” an awareness campaign that gets local businesses to display a “Not In My City” poster.
On Jan. 20th this outreach is happening from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m. in six different counties.
The locations are as followed:
Antioch Community Church - ATS Room
505 N 20th St.
Waco, TX 76707
Zion United Church
1421 FM 219
Clifton, TX 76634
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
112 Lamar Dr.
Hillsboro, TX 76645
101 S. Brazos St.
Whitney, TX 76692
Freestone Community Center
739 FM 80 S.
Donie, TX 75838
St. Joseph's Catholic Church - Church Hall
311 Oaks St.
Marlin, Texas 76661
Mexia Civic Center
100 S. McKinney St.
Mexia, TX 76667
Garnett and Lincoln said not only do they want to raise awareness but the goal of the outreach is to bring resources to human trafficking victims.
All community members are encouraged to join.
The National Human Trafficking hotline number is 1-888-373-7888. You can also visit their website www.humantraffickinghotline.org .
For more information on the "Not In My City" outreach visit www.hothtc.org .
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