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Human trafficking a problem locally

Commission marks January as Slavery, Human Trafficking awareness month

January is Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month and the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a proclamation marking this. The proclamation was presented by Joanne Wondra, executive director for the Family Crisis Center.

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 When it comes to the insidious crime of human trafficking, Barton County is not immune.

That was the message Family Crisis Center Executive Director Joanne Wonrda had for the Barton County Commission Monday morning. So, to draw more attention to this problem, the commission approved a proclamation marking January as Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month. 

According to the proclamation, all citizens are urged to become more informed on this growing problem, to be vigilant and report suspicious activity, and to work toward solutions to end trafficking in all its forms in all communities. 

“So often people think ...


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