Human Trafficking




  • The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation (National Institute of Justice:
  • The different forms Human Trafficking can take:
    • Forced Labor is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally
    • Sex Trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud or coercion to cause a commercial sex act with an adult or minor
    • Child Soldiers are lured from their homes with promises of making money in factories or at farms.


  • To become a beacon of Hope connecting lives through prayer, awareness & education by partnering with other community organizations to address and eliminate the dilemma of Human Trafficking.


The Human Trafficking Sub-committee members are addressing five (5) pathways to provide awareness of Human Trafficking.  

  • Education - encourage survivors of trafficking or law enforcement officials dealing with human trafficking to speak at your meetings/events.
  • Mentoring - to keep at risk youth from being trafficked.
  • Extend training and education to teen girls involved with the Junior Daughters to equip them with the tools to remain safe from the evil criminal enterprise of Human Trafficking.
  • Provision - of items needed at homes for trafficking survivors.
  • Advocate - by contacting your legislators and voicing your support for laws that protect our young from being trafficked.
  • Pray - to end Human Trafficking. (on the 11th of each month and/or daily)


  • If your council/court members are not already participating in events to prevent human trafficking, please consider at least the pathway of prayer.  
  • Please know, brothers/sisters that Prayer is the most important part of the awareness to end human trafficking.  
  • If you have developed a program within your Council/Court concentrating on Human Trafficking or are working with  an organization involved with Human Trafficking, please let us know.  

 If you are interested in working on this committee, please contact us via the information provided below.  


Lady Janice Henry (Ct. #114 - Opelousas, Louisiana                    

Knight Joseph Brooks (Cn. #398 - Alexandria, Virginia