Human Trafficking

Valley Voices: How to Prevent Child/Teen Sexual Abuse

Jan 9, 2020
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Meghan Hurley Backofen is the Core Sexual Abuse Treatment Provider for the Garfield County Department of Human Services and works out of River Bridge Regional Center in Glenwood Springs. She will be presenting on this topic at Friday’s Human Trafficking Summit in Rifle.

The Sopris Sun

Sopris Sun Editor Will Grandbois is joined by freelance reporters Justin Patrick and Ken Pletcher, plus Gina Stryker of Gina Cucina and Sean Van Horn of Independence Run & Hike. Topics include mental health, winter sports and Gina Stryker's activism to raise awareness and end human trafficking

Valley Voices: Human Trafficking Knows No Boundaries

Jan 25, 2019
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Angela Rae Clark, survivor leader in the movement to end human trafficking, mindfulness coach, and TEDx speaker, and Glenwood Springs attorney Angela Roff, organizer of this month's human trafficking summit in Rifle,  join Amy for Part 2 of a series on human trafficking. You can listen to Part 1 by clicking here.

Valley Voices: Human Trafficking Symposium in Rifle Friday

Jan 10, 2019

The Western Colorado Conference on Human Trafficking begins Friday at 8:30 AM at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. Attorneys Angela Roff, conference organizer, and Beth Klein, CEO/founder of the Klein Frank Foundation, join Amy Hadden Marsh to talk about the conference and the issue.

Colorado lawmakers are working on several high priority issues including human trafficking, updating a driver’s license program for undocumented immigrants and responding to the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland spoke with Jesse Aaron Paul of the Denver Post and Marianne Goodland with ColoradoPolitics about the issues they are covering under the gold dome.