World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30

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World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

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Mclean, Virginia (July 25, 2019) – The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation has reached out to the Town of Warrenton and the Fauquier Bank to join them to observe World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, 2019, at 9 a.m. in The Fauquier Bank courtyard located at 10 Courthouse Square in downtown Warrenton.

The United Nations designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of the devastating issue and to promote the protection of people’s basic human rights. Trafficking is modern day slavery, and this heinous crime is growing not only globally, but right here in Virginia as well. For 2019, World Day against Trafficking in Persons focus is highlighting the importance of government action in the interest of victims of trafficking.

Mayor Nevill stated, “We each need to educate ourselves about human trafficking in our own community by becoming aware of the signs of trafficking and the recruitment methods of traffickers. We also need to work with our state legislature, specifically for antitrafficking community based programs. The Town supports the efforts of the Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation and looks forward to continuing to work with them on this important initiative.”

The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation is a Fauquier County based nonprofit organization focused on ending human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world through education, prevention, and intervention. “The Town of Warrenton is committed to safeguarding its community from human trafficking and providing the very best for its residents and visitors,” said Bill Woolf, Executive Director, Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation. This July 30th Proclamation gives the citizens an opportunity to band together and build momentum to defeat human trafficking.

“The Town of Warrenton is committed to safeguarding its community from human trafficking and providing the very best for its residents and visitors,” said Bill Woolf, Executive Director, Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation. This July 30th Proclamation gives the citizens an opportunity to band together and build momentum to defeat human trafficking.


Mclean, Virginia (July 25, 2019) – The United Nations designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of the devastating issue and to promote the protection of people’s basic human rights. Trafficking is modern-day slavery, and this heinous crime is growing not only globally, but right here in Virginia as well. For 2019, World Day against Trafficking in Persons focus is highlighting the importance of government action in the interest of victims of trafficking.

The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation has reached out to the Town of Warrenton and the Fauquier Bank to join them to observe World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, 2019, at 9 a.m. in The Fauquier Bank courtyard located at 10 Courthouse Square in downtown Warrenton.

The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation is a Fauquier County, Va., based nonprofit organization focused on ending human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world, through education, prevention, and intervention.

The Town of Warrenton is the county seat for Fauquier County, Virginia.

The Fauquier Bank, established in 1902, is an independent community bank offering a full range of financial services for commercial and retail customers including internet banking, insurance, wealth management, and financial planning through its banking offices located in Fauquier and Prince William counties in Virginia.

Learn more about World Day against Trafficking in Persons here.

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