Northeast Counties Focus Next Call on Human Trafficking Issues

The National Association of Counties shares a presentation on human trafficking by the Department of Homeland Security on the monthly northeast counties conference call.

Join this month’s call for county leaders from Maryland and other states in the northeast region of the US for a focused update on human trafficking and what counties can to to stop it.

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Department of Homeland Security Video on Human Trafficking


NACo Northeast Regional Conference Call


 Welcome and Introductions

  • Christian Leinbach– Chairman, Berks County Commissioners (PA) / NACo Northeast US Representative

Roll Call by State – Each state will be called and Elected County Officials will be given the opportunity to state their name and county. States: DC, DE, ME, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, WV.

 General Legislative/NACo Update – Arthur Scott, Ass. Legislative Director/Political Outreach Manager

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Infographic from the Department of Homeland Security

Blue Campaign(Human Trafficking in the USA) Presentation – Mick McKeown, Executive Director HSAC/Campaign Dept. of Homeland Security

  • What is Human Trafficking?
  • What is DHS doing about it?
  • What can counties do about this?

For background, here is a link to NACo 2014 Study of Human Sex Trafficking in America

For more information, contact Robin Eilenberg at MACo.