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Fresno Agencies Team Up For Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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Fresno Economic Opportunities Commision's Sarah Johnson and Fresno City Councilmember Mike Karbassi collect funds for the Pledge to Stop Trafficking on Jan. 21 in Fresno

California is one of the nation’s top states for human trafficking, a complex crime that is difficult to combat. But in the Central Valley, nonprofits are working with law enforcement to tackle the issue from multiple perspectives. Valley Public Radio's Kathleen Schock spoke with Sarah Johnson from the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission and Jessica Pittman from the Central Valley Justice Coalition about the work taking place to end this widespread problem.

Kathleen Schock is the host of Valley Edition. In the show, Kathleen and the Valley Public Radio news team explore issues that matter to the residents of Central California through engaging conversations and in-depth reporting.
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