Human Trafficking Research Lab wins DOJ grant!
The Human Trafficking Research Lab, will conduct a community assessment of the Central Illinois Human Trafficking Task Force to determine the characteristics of human trafficking in central Illinois, and demonstrate how the data can be used to strengthen and combat trends in the region. Dean and her students work with the Center for Prevention of Abuse and Illinois State Police on reporting performance data as well as information to help develop a comprehensive understanding of the problem of human trafficking in central Illinois. They also work with the task force coordinator to track trainings and awareness activities, and evaluate effectiveness.
Here is the full story about the grant from the Millikin PR team Millikin Human Trafficking Research Lab to use grant for research on efforts in central Illinois counties