24 Aug 2023
Episode 13: The Landscape of Human Trafficking in Iowa

On today’s podcast, host Marsha Thrall will be sharing information with our listeners about what human trafficking looks like in the state of Iowa, how local communities are working to squash the various problems that are systemic contributors to human trafficking, what work still needs our attention, and how we can work together as a community to bring positive change to the landscape of human trafficking in Iowa.


Content warning: There are brief mentions of rape and sexual assault in this episode. Please be careful while listening.



Additional Resources:


ACLU: Iowa Prisoners Paid as Little as .28 per Hour




U.S. prison labor programs violate fundamental human rights, new report finds




Bill To Remove Slavery From Iowa Constitution Advances



Spotty regulations leave migrant farmworkers living in poor conditions across the Midwest



Farmworker Justice:



Iowa Department of Workforce Development: Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers:



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