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Episcopal Anti-Human Trafficking Committee

Mission Statement:

   Our focus is “Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution”

The goals of the committee includes

  • Public relations and community awareness that human trafficking does exist in northeast Ohio.
  • Education of parishes and surrounding communities including colleges and universities in the Diocese of Ohio about the various phases of human trafficking (sex and labor).
  • Further initiatives which includes education and outreach in Habitation, Rescues, Restoration in assisting with others shelters of victims.

Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery that includes both sex and or labor. Slavery has existed since biblical times –Chapter of Exodus.

Our Partnerships:

  • Collaborative to End Human Trafficking
  • S.O.A.P
  • Episcopal Peace Fellowship at Trinity Cathedral
  • Lake County Collaborative to End Human Trafficking - Co-chairman is committee member Jenna Bing

Cleveland, OH

  • Renee Jones Empowerment Center
  • Bellefaire JBC  

(Homeless and Missing Youth)

Call 1-888-3737-888 (national hotline) or Text Befree(2333733)

If you suspect you have encounter a victim of human trafficking call the police.

You can help victims by becoming informed, inspired and empowered by breaking the chain. 

Contact: at tncjgtray@gmail .com or 330.467.2538

Committee members are:

Rev. Rose Anne Lonsway, Cheryl Gray (chairman), Jenna Bing. Janice Degner, Susan Quill, and Pam Blemaster

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