Sex Trafficking & the Super Bowl

February 4, 2018, Orlando, FL A note from Florida Abolitionist Founder and CEO, Tomas J. Lares I had the privilege and opportunity to be a part of the first outreach against human trafficking at a large sporting event. In 2009, I joined other advocates in Tampa Bay Florida to take a stand against human trafficking at Super […]

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Nuns Denounce Human Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVI, Educate Indianapolis Hotels’ Workers

The Huffington Post   Ileana Llorens While Indianapolis businesses prepare to greet thousands of enthusiastic sports fans, local nuns are working make sure the celebration surrounding Super Bowl XLVI doesn’t include incidents of human trafficking. Eleven congregations of Catholic nuns have partnered with Indianapolis area hotels to educate workers about prostitution and sex trafficking, which […]

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Experts: Super Bowl Festivities Leads to Human Trafficking from Florida

Law enforcement focuses on Super Bowl weekend By: Dan Corcoran PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – While final preparations are being made ahead of Super Bowl XLVI, law enforcement from Florida and elsewhere is honing in on the potential for a spike in child sex trafficking.  The federal government reports that Florida is among the top […]

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Cab Drivers Enlisted to Combat Human Trafficking at the Super Bowl

Training is part of plan to show hospitality By MAUREEN HAYDEN CNHI Indiana INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of Indianapolis cab drivers being trained in how to show Hoosier hospitality for soon-to-arrive Super Bowl fans are also learning how to recognize sex workers brought in for the event. The cab drivers are part of a larger group […]

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Indiana Passes Human Trafficking Law in Time for Super Bowl

By Elizabeth Prann Published February 02, 2012| FoxNews.com Indiana lawmakers passed tough human trafficking legislation this week — just in time to prevent an event where thousands of young girls could get bought and sold for sex. “The Super Bowl is a huge human trafficking event,” said State Sen. Randy Head, (R-Logansport). “They’re running sophisticated […]

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Indiana Senate committee endorses bill toughening sex-trafficking law ahead of Super Bowl

TOM DAVIES Associated Press 3:43 p.m. CST, January 5, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee on Thursday unanimously endorsed a proposal to toughen penalties for sex trafficking, which legislators hope to pass into law before football fans converge on Indianapolis for next month’s Super Bowl. The Senate’s criminal code committee voted 9-0 in support […]

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